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Old 02-04-2004, 05:21 AM
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Probably in the 20s a few weeks ago at Lake Cumberland.

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Old 02-04-2004, 07:04 AM
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Well, I guess my record 39 degrees is about middle-of-the-road, but the thing is, my friend and I were both on standup jet skis. There were snowflakes falling (late March in Michigan), we'd ride for 20 minutes, run inside and throw our wetsuits in the dryer to warm them up, then go out again.
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Old 02-04-2004, 09:44 AM
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LOW 30'S water temp about 35-40 on Erie. Thats cold enough for me.
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Old 02-04-2004, 11:26 AM
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Mid teens, snow, ice and lots of drinks shortly thereafter.
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Old 02-04-2004, 11:34 AM
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Coldest I have been boating was probably in the mid 20's up in Maine. Coldest I have actually gone for a swim/surfing was 5 degrees down in Newport RI. We were in the water for about 2 hours. When we got out everything froze and we could not start the car our hands were so cold that we could not grasp the keys. We had a passerby start up the car for us and sat there for about 15 min looking at one another wondering WHY
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Old 02-04-2004, 08:17 PM
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somwhere south of 40 degrees, with nauti kitty on Lake Michigan on Dec. 28th.
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Old 02-04-2004, 08:37 PM
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Snow squalls and blower motors with no thermostats. Took forever to get warmed up, but once they were is ran Great!
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Old 02-04-2004, 08:43 PM
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If I could get the ice off the lake I would go today!!!!!
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Old 02-04-2004, 08:48 PM
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30's chasing Kaama with Mitch Stellins rubber boat!!!
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Old 02-05-2004, 09:34 AM
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I waited until the last minute to take out my sea doo I had a 5 or 6 mile ride on lake erie in november it was about 30 degrees.
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