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Old 21-05-2020, 09:49   #1
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Tropical Storm Arthur

So,


We are talking Covid and guns.


Why are we not talking Arthur?


https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/gra...346.shtml?cone


Or is the CF search function so geared that it returns the usual mix of self-excitation with Rocnas and social media pulp while missing the phrase searched for?


Tank you for guiding me to the relevant thread.



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Old 21-05-2020, 10:36   #2
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Re: Tropical Storm Arthur

Tropical low 1002 forming over caymans
pressure gradient NE of Bahamas
If this is your neighborhood itís a Good time prepare for a southerly gale
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Old 21-05-2020, 10:40   #3
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Re: Tropical Storm Arthur

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So,


We are talking Covid and guns.


Why are we not talking Arthur?


https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/gra...346.shtml?cone


Or is the CF search function so geared that it returns the usual mix of self-excitation with Rocnas and social media pulp while missing the phrase searched for?


Tank you for guiding me to the relevant thread.



Cheers,
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What exactly is there to say? Because unless you are deliberately sailing into its path, it is pretty much a non-event. There is nothing to say...

Even you had nothing to say about it...
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Old 21-05-2020, 11:52   #4
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Tropical low 1002 forming over caymans
pressure gradient NE of Bahamas
If this is your neighborhood itís a Good time prepare for a southerly gale

Yep. I quickly looked up what they think. Many MetOffices believe a higher than average activity this year. A summary of those early expectations here:


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_A...rricane_season


End of May events in that area are common. Sort of like a warning sign in late May/early June. And then there is often a relative calm period before the peak months roll in.


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What exactly is there to say? Because unless you are deliberately sailing into its path, it is pretty much a non-event. There is nothing to say...

Even you had nothing to say about it...

A tropical storm in May brushes Hatteras:


https://weather.com/storms/hurricane...atlantic-ocean



and may now visit Bermuda:


https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graph...e_and_wind.png


and it is a non-event?


Or is this a non-sailing forum perhaps?


Sorry, but I don think it is a non-event. Not to the boats headed from the West Indies to the Bermuda and onwards to the Azores.


You have clearly forgotten the carnage there was the other year.


Maybe because we talk Covid but we do not talk weather, wind and tides anymore.


I am on the EU shore but even here a storm that affects the Eastern seaboard of the US is an event. Blame it on my educators at the maritime college.



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Not so much a non event as it is old news,
This is itís forcast.
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