Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Burlington VT
311 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.The Lake Champlain Forecast...

.TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 30 knots, becoming southwest at 10
to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet, subsiding to 2 to 4
feet after midnight. Showers likely through this evening.
Visibility generally unrestricted.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots, becoming southeast
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet, subsiding to 1 foot or less after
midnight. A chance of snow after midnight. Visibility 3 to 5 miles
in snow.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet, building to 4 to 6 feet in the
afternoon. Wintry mix in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
Visibility 2 to 4 miles in frozen precipitation, becoming
generally unrestricted in the afternoon.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The ultraviolet index for Saturday will be a 2. This is in the low

Latest Level and Temperature Data from Around Lake Champlain
                                Level           Temperature
USGS gage at Rouses Point NY    96.67 feet
USGS gage at Burlington VT      96.54 feet      33 degrees
King Street Ferry Dock          96.52 feet      35 degrees
USGS gage at Port Henry NY      96.42 feet
Colchester Reef                                 34 degrees
Diamond Island                                  Missing


.The Higher Summits Forecast for Vermont and Northern New York...

.TONIGHT...Summits obscured in clouds. Rain or freezing rain likely
until midnight, then a chance of rain showers after midnight.
Lows around 30. West winds 40 to 55 mph.
.SATURDAY...Summits obscured in clouds in the morning, then becoming
mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Highs
in the low to mid 30s. Northwest winds 30 to 45 mph, decreasing
to 10 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. North winds
around 15 mph, becoming southeast at 15 to 30 mph after midnight.
Wind chill values in the single digits above zero.
.SUNDAY...Summits obscured in clouds. Sleet, snow and freezing
rain likely in the morning, then rain and freezing rain in the
afternoon. Highs in the low to mid 30s. South winds 45 to 60 mph.
Wind chill values in the single digits above zero in the morning.

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