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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
328 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2009

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN OPEN WATERS FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.

THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN LAKE LEVEL AT THE KING STREET FERRY DOCK IN BURLINGTON
WAS 97.54 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 46 DEGREES.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR TUESDAY WILL BE A 5. THIS IS IN THE MODERATE
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...BECOMING CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
25 TO 40 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 20 TO
35 MPH. 


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