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Old    Mike Parker (roughrivermike)      Join Date: Apr 2006       03-02-2010, 2:06 PM Reply   
Ok, it's march 2nd and it has been a bad winter. Many of us will be heading down south this spring for a little water time. I was wondering how difficult it would be to have a weekly or semi-weekly report on WW that would let us know what the water temps are at some of our favorite destinations.
If we could get reports from friends in Orlando, Tampa, Texas, etc. I think that would be great! We would need some volunteers to supply the info, but I'm sure that if I were there I would be happy to do so. Maybe Kat Laird in Orlando? What does everyone think?
Old    Chris Boutwell (boutwell_43)      Join Date: Aug 2008       03-02-2010, 2:12 PM Reply   
Milton Fl water temp 52...It was 74 air when I went, not to bad. But we have one warm week then the next its freezing....come on spring!
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       03-02-2010, 2:26 PM Reply   
Houston, Texas. Lake Houston and the river that feeds it is hovering around 50-52 right now. Very cold for this time of the year.

I think galveston bay waters are in the low 50's too.
Old    David (Luker)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-02-2010, 2:42 PM Reply   
Alabama = upper 50s at the moment
Old    Troy Mann (themann39)      Join Date: Feb 2001       03-02-2010, 2:43 PM Reply   
This is just going to depress me. There were 3 trucks driving on my home lake last weekend.
Old    Adam Van Dyke (lfadam)      Join Date: Nov 2008       03-02-2010, 2:45 PM Reply   
yea this winter has been extremely cold in my region, not good for the start of riding season...still hoping to get out in a week or two

Blacksburg, VA-38 deg

Im shocked that several FL locations are still in the 50s! Even low 50s...crazy
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       03-02-2010, 2:50 PM Reply   
Ours be the look of it is no more than 32*
Old    Chris (cjh1669)      Join Date: Apr 2005       03-02-2010, 2:56 PM Reply   
My lake is still Ice covered, but it should stay in the 50's this week during the day and just above freezing at night. We should see some melting by Sun. Hopefully we're in the home stretch and will not see any more prolonged freezes
Old    Trapper (canucked)      Join Date: Jun 2007       03-02-2010, 2:58 PM Reply   
VERY frozen still in Alberta.

at least 3 months till we are looking at some liquid
Old    D C (dirwoody)      Join Date: Apr 2003       03-02-2010, 3:02 PM Reply   
20" of ice here in NE
Old    D.F.T.R. Josh (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-02-2010, 3:09 PM Reply   
O man the ice just broke here in UT, to bad 75% of the lake is still frozen!
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Sorry water temp: DAMN COLD
Old    Bill Sloan (bill_sloan)      Join Date: Nov 2007       03-02-2010, 3:11 PM Reply   
We're still frozen, but it did almost hit 60 today.
Old    Ajholt7 (ajholt7)      Join Date: Apr 2009       03-02-2010, 3:15 PM Reply   
Still too cold for me.
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Old    Kat Laird (wakekat15)      Join Date: Jul 2005       03-02-2010, 4:19 PM Reply   
Lake Harris (Central Florida) was 51 degrees this past weekend. Given most of the lakes around here are shallow, we should warm up pretty fast once the air temps consistently reach 70+ (hopefully that will be next week)!!
Old    Shredtastic (seth)      Join Date: Sep 2002       03-02-2010, 4:37 PM Reply   
Lake Nacimiento in Central Cali is in the low to mid 50's
Old    Andy Nintzel-NautiCurl Wake Shaper (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       03-02-2010, 4:39 PM Reply   
Old    Jeff Polivka (wakesurfer08)      Join Date: Sep 2008       03-02-2010, 4:44 PM Reply   
+1 on FROZEN!!!
Old    Mike Parker (roughrivermike)      Join Date: Apr 2006       03-02-2010, 4:45 PM Reply   
Depressing nationwide. We'll be coming down to orlando 4/1. Hopefully things will be looking up by then. Kat, I knew you would chime in.
Old    Jason Callen (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       03-02-2010, 5:32 PM Reply   
Between 52 and 57 on the delta here in NorCal. Trunked it the last 4 times i have been out
Old    Adam Hughes (hughes144)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-02-2010, 5:50 PM Reply   
No idea about my lake (lavon, Northeast of Dallas). I have not rode since December because of all those weird snow we got!

But people around DFW said it's in low 50s.
Old    CORY MITCHELL (stang_killa_ss)      Join Date: Jan 2010       03-02-2010, 5:55 PM Reply   
Central Texas
Belton lake water temp 51
Old    Troy Huhmann (1niceharley)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-02-2010, 6:05 PM Reply   
DFW Texas, Eagle Mountain was 45 degrees 2-28-10
Old    David Miller (otown_dave)      Join Date: Dec 2007       03-02-2010, 6:28 PM Reply   
Still in the 60's here in Orlando..
Old    Christian Barker (mcb611)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-02-2010, 7:12 PM Reply   
most lakes have a web site and if not most marinas do and they usualy keep the temps. up to date so check them out
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-02-2010, 7:13 PM Reply   
Tx Mastercrafts private lake was 52 not last saturday but the saturday before.
Ray Hubbard outside of dallas was low 40s a month ago and I rode it.
Im going to try and ride this weekend too
Old    SoCal MOB (rnopr8)      Join Date: Apr 2005       03-02-2010, 8:46 PM Reply   
mid 50's today at Canyon in So Cal. I was so pooped after my set today that I actually just stretched out and rested for a few minutes.
Old    Brad S (wakeskierbrad)      Join Date: Dec 2009       03-02-2010, 8:57 PM Reply   
Sarasota, FL- Sarasota Bay Water Temp 58degrees, air temp 60's this week, warming up to low 70s on Sunday. Water Temp was up to about 63 last week, but another cold front came through again and it dropped back down to like 55, so it's on its way back up!
Old    MD (monroeyd)      Join Date: Jun 2006       03-02-2010, 9:45 PM Reply   
Columbia River, South Central Washington State - water temp around 43 and air temp in the 50's.
Old    Chris Hopf (chrishopf)      Join Date: Sep 2007       03-02-2010, 9:47 PM Reply   
49 at ECWP in Greenville, North Carolina
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       03-02-2010, 10:34 PM Reply   
Drilled a hole 16" deep and found water. My seven year old and her friend grabbed ski poles and tried to fish with it so I didn't get to check the temperature. I'm going to guess it was just about 32
Old    Kat Laird (wakekat15)      Join Date: Jul 2005       03-03-2010, 1:04 PM Reply   
Originally Posted by otown_dave View Post
Still in the 60's here in Orlando..

Dave - where are you finding water that warm? I need to go there!
Old    Taylor Jensen (wakeboardertj)      Join Date: May 2005       03-03-2010, 1:41 PM Reply   
49 degrees in the foothills of Northern Cali, I wonder how long til the lake hits 60....
Old    David Miller (otown_dave)      Join Date: Dec 2007       03-03-2010, 1:46 PM Reply   
Originally Posted by wakekat15 View Post
Dave - where are you finding water that warm? I need to go there!
Oh, I think that was the water inside my wet suit,It did not last long
Old    K Money (blowhole)      Join Date: Nov 2009       03-04-2010, 5:29 AM Reply   
12" in NY
Old    Donnie (huntingwiley)      Join Date: Dec 2008       03-04-2010, 5:59 AM Reply   
Lake Norman 43.9
Old    Ryan Allison (devildog_ra)      Join Date: Jun 2007       03-04-2010, 7:25 AM Reply   
43 at lake alan henry around lubbock tx
Old    Tim (srock)      Join Date: Mar 2002       03-04-2010, 7:53 AM Reply   
My pool was at 68 last week. Much too cold to go in.
Old    Ryan (soonerwake85)      Join Date: Jun 2007       03-04-2010, 9:05 AM Reply   
Texoma 44 degrees
Old    Ed (elc)      Join Date: Jan 2008       03-04-2010, 9:26 AM Reply   
elsinore was 58 last week.
Old    Alex Kinon (nj_alex)      Join Date: Aug 2002       03-04-2010, 9:38 AM Reply   
My riding spot is still only 38
Here's where I go for water temps
Old    Andy Nintzel-NautiCurl Wake Shaper (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       03-04-2010, 11:40 AM Reply   
still frozen.....thank god for grequent flyer miles!~
Old    Dizzy Jenkins (dizzyj)      Join Date: Jul 2003       03-04-2010, 12:26 PM Reply   
lake austin low 50's much colder than this time last year. Think due to all the rain.

68 degrees with 52 water and a drysuit is money tho.


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