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SXUS41 KBTV 230721  
RECBTV  
NYZ028>031-034-035-VTZ001>012-016>019-231415-  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
321 AM EDT FRI APR 23 2021  
   
THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST
 
 
   
TODAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.   
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHWEST. MOSTLY  
SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS, BECOMING SOUTH.  
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES  
1 TO 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTHWEST.  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, INCREASING TO 15 TO  
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET, BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.   
TUESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS, BECOMING NORTH. PARTLY  
SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 
LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN  
LEVEL TEMPERATURE  
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY 96.65 FEET  
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT 96.73 FEET 39 DEGREES  
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY 96.82 FEET  
COLCHESTER REEF MISSING  
DIAMOND ISLAND MISSING  
 
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
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 40 TO  
55 MPH, DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 40 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. WIND CHILL  
VALUES AS LOW AS 2 BELOW THIS MORNING.    
TONIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 20 TO  
35 MPH, DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
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