Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
321 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1
FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    97.12 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.21 FEET      43 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.20 FEET      44 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.28 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 42 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 VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK...

.TODAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TONIGHT...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING
IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S TO LOW 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
15 TO 30 MPH...BECOMING EAST AT 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LAHIFF


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