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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
306 PM EDT TUE MAY 10 2016

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR WEDNESDAY WILL BE A 7. THIS IS IN THE HIGH
CATEGORY.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    96.93 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.00 FEET      46 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          96.96 FEET      45 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.09 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 43 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...

.TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH...
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 20
MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS NEAR 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

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