575  
SXUS41 KBTV 240713  
RECBTV  
NYZ028>031-034-035-VTZ001>012-016>019-242215-  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
313 AM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
   
THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY 2 TO 4 MILES AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. RAIN. VISIBILITY 2 TO 4  
MILES.  
 
LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN  
LEVEL TEMPERATURE  
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY 98.14 FEET  
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT 98.16 FEET 38 DEGREES  
KING STREET FERRY DOCK 98.14 FEET 38 DEGREES  
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY 98.16 FEET  
COLCHESTER REEF MISSING  
DIAMOND ISLAND 36 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
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.   
TONIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL MIDNIGHT, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO  
AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH.  
 

 
 
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