Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
300 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AT 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING. VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    96.78 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      96.70 FEET      50 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          96.84 FEET      54 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      96.70 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 46 DEGREES
DIAMOND ISLAND                                  46 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 SOUTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT...

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH...DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS 20 TO 35
MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TOWARD EVENING. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. WEST
WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

.TODAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 20 TO 35
MPH...DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID
50S. WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.

$$

JMG


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