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NYZ028>031-034-035-VTZ001>012-016>019-302215-
RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
334 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016
.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...
.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...SUBSIDING TO NEARLY CALM IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY AROUND 5 MILES...DECREASING TO 2 TO
4 MILES IN THE AFTERNOON.
LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    97.25 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.41 FEET      41 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.40 FEET      40 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.46 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 40 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...
.TODAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
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