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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
250 PM EDT SUN MAY 3 2009

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN OPEN WATERS FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. 
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH AT 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MIDDAY. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY. VISIBILITY 2 TO
4 MILES.

THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN LAKE LEVEL AT THE KING STREET FERRY DOCK IN BURLINGTON
WAS 97.50 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 41 DEGREES.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR MONDAY WILL BE A 6. THIS IS IN THE HIGH CATEGORY.

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...

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 20 TO
30 MPH. 
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...
BECOMING NORTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...INCREASING
TO 10 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH PERIODS OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH.

$$

LAHIFF

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