Big Bear, Ca, November 2, 2011, 1:00pm – Lake temperatures are dropping, and the Municipal Water District encourages you to be safe when boating, kayaking or canoeing this time of year.  Currently lake temperatures are in the low 50’s, and according to the MWD will drop another 4 or 5 degrees with the cold weather that is approaching.  The west boat ramp is already closed for the season, and the east boat ramp will close on November 30th.  The lake never officially closes, however boaters are encouraged to take caution on the water with the colder temperatures, especially when ice starts to form on the surface of the lake.