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Old 07-19-2019, 05:52 AM   #1
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Default Record water temps?

Seeing the water temp posted over a week ago as 79 I am wondering how high that number will go with the approaching heatwave. Water temp of 79 is the highest I recall. Anybody remember it being warmer than 79?
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:41 AM   #2
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Can't tell you the year, but the temp hit 86 at least once for at least a day or two and frequently gets into the low 80s. The algae blooms, especially the cotton candy blobs, start happening more quickly at those temps.
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:59 AM   #3
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Default Real time temperatures

If you are curious, this website provides modeled real time temperature for the lake

https://www.beachtemp.us/beach/870958/
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Old 07-19-2019, 08:02 AM   #4
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The water temperature at East Bear Island has exceeded 80 degrees several times over the years. This morning it is 77 degrees at -18". 🐻
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Old 07-19-2019, 09:57 AM   #5
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The temp in Meredith Bay has exceeded 82 the past two years. At the same time, the earliest freeze I remember was two years ago and the past 2 years have had over 24 inches of ice in front of my house. It is amazing how quickly this massive lake changes temperature with at least a 50 degree swing in the past 4.5 months.
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Old 07-20-2019, 06:28 AM   #6
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Thank you all. And thanks, Kpilgrim, for the website
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Old 07-20-2019, 09:42 AM   #7
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Surface Water temps this morning in the broads was 75 degrees...pretty normal for this time of year...

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Can't tell you the year, but the temp hit 86 at least once for at least a day or two and frequently gets into the low 80s. The algae blooms, especially the cotton candy blobs, start happening more quickly at those temps.
I remember very well, it was 1988 when we had a stretch of 90+ degree days. My nephew was born 7/21/88 and we were in a stretch of hot weather and the lake got to 84 degrees. We tied our inflatable floats to a tree in front of Sandy Point & just stayed in the water in that shady spot all afternoon.
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Old 07-21-2019, 05:59 PM   #9
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The water temperature at East Bear Island this afternoon was 81 degrees. Our guests from Ohio and Alabama have been enjoying refreshing swims. 🐻
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Old 07-22-2019, 09:13 PM   #10
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I recall how the prevailing winds of the Lake bring the warm surface waters on shore at the beach on the western side of Long Island, water like a Hot-Tub, and just across the road to the east, where the boats anchor the water is back down into the refreshing mid seventies.
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Old 07-31-2019, 12:02 AM   #11
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My neighbor just old me that his thermometer registered 86 degrees at 6'. Really I never heard the lake temp being in the mid 80's
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Old 07-31-2019, 07:05 AM   #12
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My neighbor just old me that his thermometer registered 86 degrees at 6'. Really I never heard the lake temp being in the mid 80's
I love the lake in early September when the water is warmer than the air and you can jump in to warm up.
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Old 07-31-2019, 07:15 AM   #13
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Will vary slightly depending on where you are on the lake and at which depth you monitor. At South point on Long Island yesterday at 3' it was 80-which BTW is still pretty damn refreshing!
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The water temperature at East Bear Island on this Friday the thirteenth is 68 degrees. Get out your wool bathing suit. However, a full harvest moon will provide illumination for skinny dipping. 🐻
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