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# Is 79 degrees good for swimming?

## Is 79 degrees good for swimming?

Knowing what comfortable water temperatures are good for swimming is vital. A water temperature of 64 degrees and below is downright cold. 65 to 70 degrees for a water temperature is often considered very cool. A pool water temperature range of 78 to 82 degrees is common and comfortable.

Is 79 degree water too cold to swim in?

According to the World Health Organization, water temperatures ranging from 78 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit are generally comfortable and safe for those engaging in moderate physical activity in a pool.

What is the temperature of the water in Olympic diving?

Indoor diving pools like the one at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre must maintain water temperatures of at least 26 degrees Celsius (78.8 degrees Fahrenheit), according to FINA, the governing body that sets rules for international water sports competitions.

### How warm is 78 degree water?

When is the water warm enough to swim in? According to the National Oceanographic Data Center, 70-78 degrees is where most people feel comfortable swimming. I have found that a water temperature of 70-78 degrees is a bit cold for most of us north Texans.

What temperature is swimming pool water?

between 25 and 28 ° C
The ideal swimming pool temperature is somewhere between 25 and 28 ° C on average. This is approximately 10 ° C cooler than the average body temperature. With pool water colder than 15 ° C there is a risk of hypothermia. Too hot water temperature prevents the body from cooling down, which can cause overheating.

Why is 78 degree water cold?

It feels cold because metal is a strong conductor and takes heat from your skin quickly. Likewise the water feels colder than it is because the water (when it’s cooler than your body temperature) takes heat from your skin faster than air does – it’s a better conductor.

## What’s the temperature in the Olympic swimming pool?

The temperature is kept between 25 and 28 degrees Celsius, which is between 77 and 82.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Is there a lifeguard at the pool? Yes, lifeguards keep close watch on the swimmers, who could require aid from injuries and cramps.

What are the water temp requirements for synchronized swimming?

FINA Rules for Water Temperature. For water polo in both standard competition and the Olympics, FINA mandates 26 degrees C, or 79 degrees F, plus or minus one degree. For synchronized swimming in both standard competition and the Olympics, the FINA regulation temperature is 27 degrees C, or 81 degrees F, plus or minus one degree.

What are the rules for a competitive swimming pool?

Competitive pools, on the other hand, have strict rules regarding their temperature. FINA, or the Fédération Internationale de Natation, the international governing body for swimming sports, dictates the precise temperature for swimming, diving, water polo and synchronized swimming.

### How big is the Olympic swimming pool in meters?

The main pool is 50 meters (164 feet) long and 25 meters (82 feet) wide. And it is 3 meters deep, or about 9.8 feet. The main pool and the warm-up pool also have movable floors and walls and have adapting depth options.