Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
333 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 FOOT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE WITH SHOWERS
DEVELOPING BY NOON.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES NEAR CALM. SHOWERS
LIKELY ENDING IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...
SUBSIDING TO NEARLY CALM IN THE AFTERNOON.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    97.21 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.22 FEET      43 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.34 FEET      41 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.29 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 40 DEGREES
DIAMOND ISLAND                                  40 DEGREES

EARLY IN THE BOATING SEASON...WATER TEMPERATURES ON RIVERS...PONDS
AND LAKES REMAIN RATHER COLD. IMMERSION IN COLD WATER CAN BE LIFE
THREATENING VERY QUICKLY DUE TO HYPOTHERMIA AND THE BODIES INABILITY
TO WORK EFFICIENTLY IN THE COLD WATER. THEREFORE...IT IS RECOMMENDED
TO CONSIDER POSTPONING SMALL CRAFT BOATING ACTIVITIES UNTIL WATER
TEMPERATURES BECOME WARMER. HOWEVER...IF YOU CHOOSE TO VENTURE
OUT...WEAR ALL RECOMMENDED COLD WATER PROTECTIVE GEAR...INCLUDING
A LIFE JACKET...IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.

&&

.THE HIGHER SUMMITS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACKS OF NEW YORK AND
THE NORTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT...

.TODAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE
UNTIL MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5
MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

.THE HIGHER SUMMITS FORECAST FOR THE SOUTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS OF
VERMONT...

.TODAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 25 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. RAIN AND DRIZZLE LIKELY
UNTIL MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15
MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20
MPH...DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

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