Longleaf Weather and Lake Temperature

The current lake temperature is 81.3 degrees – not wet suit legal.

The lake temperature on previous race days:

October 15, 2016 lake temperature was 80 degrees.
October 18, 2015 lake temperature was 80 degrees.
October 12, 2014 lake temperature was 82 degrees.

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.