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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
353 PM EDT SAT MAY 5 2012

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...DECREASING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. 
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. 

THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN LAKE LEVEL AT THE KING STREET FERRY DOCK IN BURLINGTON
WAS 96.69 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 40 DEGREES.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR SUNDAY WILL BE A 7. 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...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 

$$

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