Because of unexpectedly falling temperature of the sea water by the Estonian beaches are forced to forego the pleasure of a dip. Rare brave men ran into the sea knee-deep.
A sharp temperature drop in the sea happened on Sunday. So, on the beach kakumei water has cooled to a record for the summer +4, although a day earlier here bathed in +25. Red flags posted on rescue stations all Metropolitan beaches, as well as in Vosu, reports Reporter.ee. As rescue workers say, the water was so cold that even in a wetsuit to measure it was extremely unpleasant.
Despite the temperature 26 28… degrees, the water in the sea is still at the level of +8…+12 degrees. Few beaches visitors satisfied with, sunbathing on the sand or strolling along the sea.
As explained Postimees senior researcher of the Institute of sea Georg Martin, that the sea water had turned cold, there is nothing unusual. When the wind changes direction, the upper layer progresshas water takes in the sea and in its place rises the cold water from the bottom.
\»Although the temperature has long been high in sea water is warmed to a depth of only a few metres away, and the wind South and East directions carry it in the direction of the Gulf of Finland\», — he explained.
In order to tallensi could again enjoy sea bathing, it is necessary that the wind changed direction to the North or West. In this case, for several days the water again warmed.