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Old    eric fox (fox)      Join Date: Jul 2002       04-04-2005, 1:11 PM Reply   
Was out on our paddle boat yesterday in S.E. Indiana. Air temp was a balmy 60, stuck the hand in the water and it was cold. Asked my friendly bassfisherman what the temp was...48*.

So I'm beginning to rethink that whole drysuit thing again. Could be $200 well spent.

Eric
Old    Nick Heckerson (kstateskier)      Join Date: May 2002       04-04-2005, 1:16 PM Reply   
We were at Lake of the Ozarks this weekend, Saturday air temp was about 64F, water on my boat guage read 51.4, but it's usually a good 5 degrees over the actual temp. My brother rode in boardshorts and a heater shirt and said it wasn't too bad. I think we'll keep the drysuits stored this spring since we got such a late start.

(Message edited by kstateskier on April 04, 2005)
Old    shane (auto)      Join Date: Aug 2002       04-04-2005, 1:19 PM Reply   
60F at Lake Lavon, TX, boardshorts and heater top.
Old    Jamie (yooper)      Join Date: Jun 2002       04-04-2005, 1:27 PM Reply   
Lake Superior is about 35, and all the inland lakes are still iced over. I've only ridden in Superior once in April and it was in a wetsuit.
Old    Danny T. (partydock17)      Join Date: Apr 2004       04-04-2005, 1:30 PM Reply   
56* at Lake Arcadia in Edmond, Oklahoma. I think I'll keep the dry suit out for a while.
Old    toolfan (toolfan)      Join Date: Jul 2003       04-04-2005, 1:39 PM Reply   
cold
Old    Flux (flux)      Join Date: Jun 2003       04-04-2005, 1:47 PM Reply   
63F water, 80 air

AZ was very nice over the weekend.
Old    Misty (ivyrider)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-04-2005, 2:15 PM Reply   
Lake Anderson this weekend, temp went between 54 and 59 water temp. It wasn't bad. It would have been nicer if the sun would have come out a little more and warmed it up though. A few people still did the dry suits, and a few did shorty and full wet suits.
Old    David (tparider)      Join Date: Aug 2003       04-04-2005, 2:15 PM Reply   
Tampa, FL

Air - 80+ degrees
Water - not sure, but comfortable in trunks only
Old    elliott dye (habcaw_creek)      Join Date: Mar 2005       04-04-2005, 2:17 PM Reply   
64 water
79 air
skinned it and it felt great in charleston s.c.
Old    KStateAlumni (bbeach)      Join Date: Jul 2002       04-04-2005, 2:54 PM Reply   
KC yesterday...

81 air temp
55 water temp
Trunked it and froze my b@lls off...
Old    jayp            04-04-2005, 2:58 PM Reply   
The Willamette river in Portland = cold = upper 40's lower 50's. We have been going out since Feburary. I use a drysuit but others have gone in thier wetsuits and verified that the water was cold. Had one guy just go in shorts because he does not have any gear. He froze his bottom off. He declined a second invitation to go boarding.

The drysuit was one of the best investments I have made. I Actually had to stop riding once because I got too hot in the drysuit. I had to strip down to just a tee shirt underneath.

(Message edited by jayp on April 04, 2005)
Old    Cliff Griffin (seattle)      Join Date: Mar 2002       04-04-2005, 3:29 PM Reply   
Seattle this weekend.

Water 44, air 48, and wind about 25mph. I want our drought back.
Old    kingjaycee            04-04-2005, 3:30 PM Reply   
New Hogan Lake

62F water temp and 65 air.

Wetsuit and was comfortable all day!
Old    260searay            04-04-2005, 3:40 PM Reply   
Lake Erie has ice still im guessing somewhere around 35. Just ordered a drysuit but i still probably wont get the boat in for another month. We got a foot of snow sat. in northeast ohio so i cant even get it un-tarped yet.
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       04-04-2005, 4:14 PM Reply   
Last weekend at Havasu, Air 82 water 62 (spring suit)

This past Thrusday(thank you Cesar Chavez) at Lopez, Air 82 water 57 (full auit w/ a trunked swim afterwards)
Old    Bennett (wakehype)      Join Date: Dec 2002       04-04-2005, 4:34 PM Reply   
Last week Lake Millerton, Air temp was 74 water temp between 59-62 depending on the location of the lake, just my boardshorts and a vest. Unfortunatly I ended up with a cold, wonder why Everyone was surprised to see me pull a cold one out from behind my vest after I got up. haha.

Take care
Old    Colin Fichman (tidalwake0504)      Join Date: Oct 2004       04-04-2005, 4:41 PM Reply   
78 water
87 air
Old    dclems            04-04-2005, 4:52 PM Reply   
45 water 48 air when we rode sunday on the severn river in MD, air temps in the high 60's all this week so hopefully the water will b in the 50's soon
Old    lunaraven            04-04-2005, 4:54 PM Reply   
Water 44
Air 49

Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       04-04-2005, 6:04 PM Reply   
Lake Sonoma,Ca.56 Degrees.
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       04-04-2005, 6:18 PM Reply   
Just curious what you guys are using to measure water temps with. I know Perfect Pass has it built in.
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       04-04-2005, 6:24 PM Reply   
My killer senses........and Monks temp gauge.

Saw you out there.
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       04-04-2005, 6:26 PM Reply   
So just a hand held temp gauge?
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       04-04-2005, 6:28 PM Reply   
Monk has PP in his B52.
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       04-04-2005, 6:31 PM Reply   
Oh O.K. Didn't I see your Sanger out too?
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       04-04-2005, 6:34 PM Reply   
Yup,had to get it out,and make sure it was ready for the season.Saw Monks for the first time,now I have boat envy.

It's ready!
Old    wade robberson (wakeboardwade)      Join Date: Apr 2004       04-04-2005, 6:55 PM Reply   
lake granbury is about 55 with the air starting to top at 80 during the day, we went out this weekend and we wore boardshorts. it was nice!
Old    Jason Pribyl (skibum69)      Join Date: Aug 2004       04-04-2005, 7:59 PM Reply   
WI today was air 72 water 33.
Old    ajrw            04-06-2005, 5:44 PM Reply   
im in Cancun and the water is like mid 70s
Old    Psyclone (cyclonecj)      Join Date: Jul 2001       04-06-2005, 6:10 PM Reply   
Atlanta, 77 air, 60 water. Still a bit nipply
Old    Keith Stalzer (stalzskis)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-06-2005, 6:31 PM Reply   
Wakeboarded monday in Iowa, air 80 water 50

Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       04-06-2005, 6:40 PM Reply   
62 on the Delta yesterday and climbing
Old    Lloyd Smith (nlitworld)      Join Date: Feb 2005       04-06-2005, 11:10 PM Reply   
The Columbia River is still colder than poo, but it isn't too bad with a wetsuit. Without a suit though, it would be too cold. Put it this way, there is MAJOR shrinkage this time of year.
Old    Mike (ponyh8r)      Join Date: Dec 2004       04-06-2005, 11:18 PM Reply   
San Angelo Texas
65 Water, 80 Air...getting nice
Old    doonman            04-07-2005, 4:52 AM Reply   
River Shannon - Ireland

Air - 54
Water - 46

Got baptised last weekend!!
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       04-07-2005, 7:37 AM Reply   
Been riding 3 times so far in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, on a 60 acre lake.

Water temp is in the low 50's. It's cold, pretty damn cold with just a shorty on!
Old    Jake Stich (richmondrider)      Join Date: Apr 2005       04-07-2005, 1:02 PM Reply   
Lakes are starting to open up but the Ditch in Crookston, MN was a nice first ride of the season. Air temp was about 65 and the water FREEZING.
Old    Andrew (atlsackedup)      Join Date: Mar 2005       04-07-2005, 3:44 PM Reply   
Lake Lanier Georgia, first ride of the season was last Sunday. Air Temp 68, Water Temp 54. Rode with a basic $120 wetsuit, was cold, but not that bad really.
Old    eric fox (fox)      Join Date: Jul 2002       04-08-2005, 7:48 AM Reply   
It's about 50 now...so I'm thinking "F" it...heater shirt should be plenty right!!! LOL!

I can't stand it, not wakeboarding when it's 70 and Sunny and nobody else is out.
Old    Renee V (litlone873)      Join Date: Jan 2005       04-08-2005, 3:25 PM Reply   
Last week, Folsom Lake

55 water
62 air (cloudy)

Drysuit
Old    aaron guy (wakeboarder123)      Join Date: May 2004       04-09-2005, 6:57 PM Reply   
how bout i get back to you in about a month my lake is still frozen
Old    rich (sandman59)      Join Date: Aug 2002       04-09-2005, 7:04 PM Reply   
Ice cleared off last week, boat coming out of storage tomorrow. We usually do not start until the water temperature hits 50, hopefully 2 or 3 weeks.
Old    Matt (pittsy)      Join Date: Apr 2004       04-10-2005, 2:51 PM Reply   
i was wondering what the temp is at OWC, i have seen a lot of people there lately and want to know the temp.
thanks
Old    Mark Anderson (puckinshat)      Join Date: Sep 2003       04-10-2005, 5:40 PM Reply   
Air temp, 70ish, water temp, 38, ice just opnened
Old    Troy Mann (themann39)      Join Date: Feb 2001       04-10-2005, 6:19 PM Reply   
Air temp 60, water temp maybe 40 but we were still in it putting the docks in.
Old    Flight007 (poser007)      Join Date: Nov 2004       04-10-2005, 7:56 PM Reply   
Water 52 air temp 60 to chicken to go out even with a drysuit
Old    xxwakeskaterxx            04-10-2005, 8:10 PM Reply   
water was 81 today at lake anna, va
Old    michaelvinczii            04-10-2005, 10:45 PM Reply   
Air 80 Water 61 was 50's a week ago and the past 6 75+ days warmed it up almost ten degrees. first ride of the season here in Indiana and trunked it, no heater top just boardies and a jacket. Had 1st ride in Feb. in CA and AZ. Way nicer here now than it was then though.
Old    Bob (bob)      Join Date: Feb 2001       04-11-2005, 11:01 AM Reply   
air about 75, water 65, and yes i wore a dry suit :-)
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       04-11-2005, 1:17 PM Reply   
Water temp = n/a... result 2-3 feet of ice still.
Old    bambamski            04-11-2005, 2:50 PM Reply   
2-3 feet of ice still Jeff? They start filling the slew up in 5 days around here and will be full by the 23rd I hear.

Lakes south of town are open as well. Pretty chilly though.
Old    KStateAlumni (bbeach)      Join Date: Jul 2002       04-11-2005, 2:52 PM Reply   
59.1 at Table Rock Lake, Mo this weekend, 78 degree air temps! Very nice!
Old    David (whitlock87)      Join Date: Feb 2005       04-11-2005, 2:56 PM Reply   
At our local lake (Frank Bonelli ) the air yesterday was 78 and the water is running in 63

(Message edited by whitlock87 on April 11, 2005)
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       04-11-2005, 2:58 PM Reply   
Yeah Pat, the rents were just up at the Cabin on the weekend and it's starting to thaw around the edges (say the first 5 feet), but it will be another 1-3 weeks before it breaks up by the look of it.
Old    TSO (tyler_o)      Join Date: Nov 2004       04-11-2005, 3:06 PM Reply   
Honolulu, HI yesterday on the last day of my vacation: Air 85, Water 82

Now back to home.....

San Diego: Air 80, Water 74

Life is so rough!
Old    mike (wakeboarddad01)      Join Date: Dec 2003       04-11-2005, 5:55 PM Reply   
Lake Osborne Palm Beach Florida...

Air 80, Water 72 on Sunday April 10th..... Boardshorts and sunscreen.......
Old    sp0tts (sp0tts)      Join Date: Jun 2004       04-11-2005, 7:10 PM Reply   
Eastern PA - My lake was 52 this afternoon and there's not a boat in the water yet, but ours
Old    x10            04-11-2005, 9:40 PM Reply   
61 in the Delta yesterday
Old    HYPO (hypo303)      Join Date: Jun 2004       04-12-2005, 7:44 PM Reply   
meramec river st. louis
51
air temp upper 70s last wekend
Old    wakeboard4life            04-13-2005, 11:18 AM Reply   
belton tx
water 65 air near 80 everyday.
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-13-2005, 11:56 AM Reply   
TSO,

Where is this 74 degree water you mentioned in SD. You have a pool or something, or is that a typo. Let me know. Heck, I would trunk it in that water!
Old    DJ (greenthumb)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-13-2005, 11:58 AM Reply   
Air is 55 today and water is a balmy 35 degrees.

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