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Old 01-03-2007, 21:19   #16
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Originally Posted by beau
I wouldn't be even thinking about going anywhere right now.
The wind is very strong out from Mackay, and that bloody cyclone is intensitifying and moving south.
Why I asked about Bundaberg is that in my experience if you can get on the northern side if it continues to move south the weather can be pretty good. BUT, how do you know it will continue to move south, they have been known to double back.
I know what you are saying, we were actually talking about going up to Rooneys at the top of Fraser, or even over to Happy Rock, not going ashore and jumping in behind the low if it comes down.

The other side of the coin is we travel at 7.5 to 8 knot's at 1200rpm, so feel that we would be around the front of it in a couple of day's, even if we go south of New Cal, we will still have a reserve of over 1000 litres.

We have been watching this low for about 2 week's and it does'nt seem to be going anywhere, so could have been there and back by now in pretty good weather.


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Old 02-03-2007, 15:24   #17
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There is no doubt they generally move south but SE or SW. I think after the high goes through it will move south again hopefully towards Brisbane because as you know we need the rain.

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Originally Posted by cat man do
A 47 foot Cray boat outside Flannigans call the" Kiangah" just behind that rotten bucket of puss that sunk last night.

I don't stay on board as I live around the corner, but the other 2 stay and feed the mossies at night.

Yes, I know both of those boats. We're moored not far downstream. We don't stay there either.

We were out rowing the other evening near the bat colony when caught by the mozzies at dusk. They were like a solid cloud.

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