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Old 27-10-2013, 13:10   #1
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80 kt Winds for the South of England

Looks like the south of England is going to get whacked tonight!! Not a good evening to cross the Channel. Might want to put some extra bumpers out and a couple extra lines.

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Looks like the south of England is going to get whacked tonight!! Not a good evening to cross the Channel. Might want to put some extra bumpers out and a couple extra lines.

Britain braces for severe 'St. Jude' storm
You have to love the name ,someone has a sense of humour in the met office st Jude being the patron saint of those suffering from depression.
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Old 27-10-2013, 13:25   #3
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Re: 80 kt Winds for the South of England

no wind here yet........but getting a bit humid
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Re: 80 kt Winds for the South of England

Christ, and I am a couple thousand miles away from the boat

The only consolation is that the shelter is really good way up the Hamble where my boat is. I would sure prefer to be on board, however . . .

I would doubt that the boat herself is in any danger, but the canvas may be a different matter . . . .
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Re: 80 kt Winds for the South of England

Gale warnings are up on Lake Superior for tonight. I just ran 30 miles under the lee of the Keweenaw Peninsula this morning (dive boat.) It was cold (2 C) and choppy. Heavy snow showers on the way to the boat. Love this weather!!!!
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Christ, and I am a couple thousand miles away from the boat

The only consolation is that the shelter is really good way up the Hamble where my boat is. I would sure prefer to be on board, however . . .

I would doubt that the boat herself is in any danger, but the canvas may be a different matter . . . .
It's tomorrow that's the sh1te is expected

I have friends in Normandy , powers give out etc , wild there at the moment. It looks like its focusing on northern France.

( and the Hamble river .... No out kidding )

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Re: 80 kt Winds for the South of England

All gone. 70kts Max at 08:30 this morning in Ipswich.

Bit of badly filmed clips for you. Probably not at the height of the blow.


How do I rotate the image? Not exactly Cecil B. de Mille

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