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Old May 16th, 2005, 10:10 PM
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Default Water Temp

I thought it might be interesting to keep a post running about the current water temperature at the lake. Posters could note the date and temperature reading they observed and the approximate location. Saturday 5/14/05 in 3.5 feet of water 30 feet from shore at the east end we measured 49 degrees F.
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Old May 22nd, 2005, 12:54 PM
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54 degrees on 21-May. 24 ft from Eastern shore, 2 feet under our dock.

Water temp guage on our boat also registered 54 when we were out for a ride.

With the weather forecast, I don't expect we'll see it change much for another week or so, except maybe down!
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Old May 29th, 2005, 09:57 AM
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51 degrees first thing Saturday morning, already up to 55 on Sunday morning. Amazing what a day of sunshine will do!
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Old May 29th, 2005, 07:28 PM
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Now if we can only string about 5 or 6 of them in a row we'll be getting somewhere. I did get up the gumption to jump off the end of the dock for quick in and out dip. Knowing my friend next door had the hot tub up and running made the decision a little easier
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Old May 30th, 2005, 09:37 AM
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Default Water temp.

As of 5/29, I'm getting 48 degrees at 3' depth in cove at western end of lake.
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Old June 1st, 2005, 09:48 PM
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We had it measured at 56 by the time we left Monday 5/30, which was an improvement from the 51.5 that we started with Friday night. Hopefully these next two days will give it a good boost. I'll be up Friday to help open up the inlaw's cottage and that requires some in the water work putting in the dock.
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Old June 3rd, 2005, 09:50 PM
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East end @3PM Friday June 3rd. 63.5 degrees. Yeeha
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Old June 5th, 2005, 09:04 PM
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Anyone got a recent temp after the warm weekend? We didn't get back up over the weekend.
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Old June 5th, 2005, 10:20 PM
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66 when we arrived on Friday evening. 72 at the height of day on Saturday. 68 mid-day on Sunday.



Again, this is on the east end of the lake, about 20' from shore, 2 feet down. Given the relatively shallow water here, and the lack of much wind to stir things up, I'm sure it's mostly just surface warmth. But there were a lot more people swimming today than any other day in 2005!
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Old June 8th, 2005, 03:48 PM
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62 degrees last night (6/7/05) at 2.5' depth in cove at west end.
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Old June 12th, 2005, 09:22 AM
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72 when we arrived Friday night, 77 on Saturday afternoon. Swimming is very nice right now, as long as you don't dive too deep!
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Old June 13th, 2005, 07:10 PM
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My reading concurs with Eagletwo- 77 degrees when we left Sunday- taken at the usual spot. Just as I dont remember the water being so cold on Memorial Day weekend, I don't every remember it warming up this fast either.
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Down to 63 on Friday morning! The temperature was taken at about 3 ft down. It was so warm a few days ago!

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Old July 16th, 2006, 09:54 PM
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81 at 8:30 tonight, 3 feet down under our dock. The weather for the next few days should keep it there or make it even higher!
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Old July 17th, 2006, 10:22 PM
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82 today at the East end, about the same depth!
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Old August 3rd, 2006, 10:08 AM
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The water temps have remained in the low 80's for the past few weeks.

81.7 yesterday afternoon, again 3' down under my dock on the east end.
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Old September 19th, 2006, 09:56 AM
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I measured 71 this past, beautiful, warm Sunday. After the past few days it might even be higher. But I suspect we'll see the inevitable downward trend from this point forward....
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Default 2007 water temperature gradient, 7/3/07

I've attached a Word file that shows our Tuesday water sampling temperature data. We measure the water temperature at the surface, and in 1 meter increments down to 15 meters. Thought maybe some of you might be interested. I guess the message here is, if you forget your cooler, just hang your sodas/beers on your anchor line at about 45 feet down and they'll get nice and cool really fast.
I went diving last Thursday and my computer read 43 degrees! Our refrigerator is set at 42.
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Old May 18th, 2008, 08:16 AM
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Default First reading of 08

Took my first readings of 08 yesterday. low to mid-50's early in the day, it almost hit 60 in the afternoon. But the latter was in a shallow area on a beautiful, warm, sunny day. I'm sure once the sun went down and the water mixed around, the low to mid-50's readings are more accurate.

I'll have my permanent setup in place next weekend.
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Old May 18th, 2008, 10:50 AM
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Thanks for the update.......
Wish I was there
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Old May 18th, 2008, 02:29 PM
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i jumped in the water yesterday haha still a little to cold
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Old May 20th, 2008, 06:37 PM
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Took my first readings of 08 yesterday. low to mid-50's early in the day, it almost hit 60 in the afternoon. But the latter was in a shallow area on a beautiful, warm, sunny day. I'm sure once the sun went down and the water mixed around, the low to mid-50's readings are more accurate.

I'll have my permanent setup in place next weekend.

I'm getting similar readings (low 50's) at the west end.
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Old May 26th, 2008, 09:05 PM
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After finally getting my seasonal setup in place today, I was getting a reading of 60.4 at about 3 this afternoon.
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Old June 10th, 2008, 10:13 AM
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For those of you who may not have made it up this past weekend......
Temp got up to a high of 70 on my thermometer in 4 feet of water at the east end. MMMMMM it felt good
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Old September 19th, 2008, 02:45 PM
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After getting readings in the mid-70's for most of this cool, rainy summer, I started seeing the decline during the past week or so.

Saw my first below 70 reading on the 10th. It then spent a week going above/below 70 depending on the time of day. Now it seems to be heading down with the very cold nights.

I guess summer is really over....
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Old January 1st, 2010, 10:39 AM
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Default Winter conditions update

Happy New Year!
The lake now has a very thin skim layer of ice with a couple inches of snow over about 90% of the surface. Most of it iced over on the night of 12/30/09. There's about 6" of snow on the ground, but about twice that much on the higher terrain and north facing slopes. More on the way!
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Old January 7th, 2010, 02:31 PM
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Thanks for 1-1-10 update.
Is there anymore new to report? How much snow did the lake get during that last Noreaster? Is there enough ice on the lake for foot traffic/snowmobiles bob-houses? Thanks for any info.
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Old January 8th, 2010, 11:07 AM
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Default Thin ice

We got about 6" of windblown snow last weekend. The ice on the lake is not safe! About 1-2" of 'snow ice'. Ice is fine in a few protected coves that have been iced over for weeks, but ice on main lake is mostly thin & variable.
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Old April 22nd, 2010, 03:48 PM
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Default Real Time Water Temps

OK, I am not sure that this will work but I rigged up a temperature probe on April 2, 2010 and dropped it in about 4 feet of water off my dock on South Shore Rd. It does contunual readings that upload to this web link.
http://173.76.188.10/campbot/tstn/bb/
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Very nice and good to know! Thanks much!
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