Longleaf Weather and Lake Temperature

Latest New Port Richey, Florida, weather

The lake temperature for the 2014 Longleaf Triathlon on Sunday Oct 12 was 82 degrees. The race was NOT wet suit legal. Updates for the 2015 Longleaf Triathlon will be posted on the day of the race.

Use of Wetsuits

  • USAT rules state that competitors may wear wetsuits if the water temperature is 78 degrees or lower.
  • USAT rules also state that if the water temperature is between 78.1 – 83.9 degrees, competitors may wear wetsuits but will not be eligible for awards.
  • If the water temperature is 84 degrees or above, participants may not wear wetsuits.