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    Archive for March, 2008

    The other side of the world

    Friday, March 14th, 2008

    This is cool, see what is the opposite in the Antipodes. Have a look here.

    Mostly missed

    Monday, March 10th, 2008

    The bomb took a jig to the south, sparing Ireland most of the strong winds, but, in the UK, Devon and Cornwall took a hit. However, the Dun Laoghaire Harbour weather station packed up after a 62 knot gust:

    Hurricane Force 12?

    Sunday, March 9th, 2008

    I have never seen such a warning, from UK Met Office Shipping Forecast this afternoon: Here is the Marine Institute’s M6 buoy, well west of Galway: Here is the UK buoy K2, well to the SW of Kerry: The display graphic is UK data converted by US NOAA with barometric pressure indicated in inches of […]

    About to feel the pinch…

    Saturday, March 8th, 2008

    It’s gonna be windy! Sandymount and Clontarf threatened with flooding Sunday night, high tide and big onshore winds. from Passage Weather. That depression looks to be deeper than 956 hPa. Here is what Met Central has to offer: Interesting explanation of this “bomb” is here.  In this image, from German Met Office, note the centre […]

    Fab Frostbiting…

    Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

    Another beautiful afternoon of sailing in Dun Laoghaire, Force 4 – 5. What’s happening here? There were roll gybes by Noel and Joe… and roll tacks by Louise and Owen… and acrobatics by Neil and Margaret… Gotta love Sunday sailing!