Observations 20th to 30th July

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  1. Ryan W Kan

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    No wind at all at falls. Beautiful day!
     
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  2. Edgecrusher

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    Melb Airport saw a gust of 104km/hr this morning, Essendon Airport saw 96 km/hr.

    Only good for drying washing. Falls and Buller above 3C. Yuk
     
  3. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Bloody windy in eastern subs of Melb...winds winding up an at times makes a howling noise....but Team Bears back from local bakery with hot treats....must check out BOM warnings ...flu is keeping bears on self survival activities for present.:eek:
     
  4. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Confirming what most of you are experiencing ....Mt T and other forum members set to suffer on the Eskdale if it is blowing this hard up at Michelle Hut.
     
  5. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Winds increasing in strength during the arvo and into evening .....won't be pleasant on any ridgeline.
     
  6. Mctavish

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    Another bluebird day with minimal wind, great snow & no real queues at Perisher.
     
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  7. cookieman

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    4c, no strong wind and sunny at hotham
     
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  8. hongomania

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    Bom says gusts of over 50kmhr at summit. #hairdryer
     
  9. Jellybeans

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    Melbourne's main radar is down. Satellite is showing the cloud associated with the trough not too far from Melbourne.
     
  10. DiscoStuAU

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    Bugger all wind in Myrtelford so far today, big blue skies and amazing views of the snow capped hills beyond....
     
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    I observe that @Astro66 was correct in his predictions of minimal wind at Perisher this morning. Beautiful day; Astro is busy making further obs.
     
  12. mr

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    Was just at essendon airport and is windy as all f... copped a direct windscreen hit from loose roofing on the freeway. Trees down and roofs off in brunswick
     
  13. The Plowking

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    Crikey
     
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  14. SMSkier

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    Interesting. On the lee side of the range (I can see Perisher) at Moonbah the wind is howling! Has been since before noon....
     
  15. chicski

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    Yep. Lake was glassy this morning, 50+ gusts out there for the past few hours.
     
  16. teckel

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    Not too windy at LM, according to reports from people returning gear.
     
  17. Jacko4650

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    Blowin hard at Jindy so set a spinaker for Dalgety where it is surprisingly calm still. 17.5 degrees!
     
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  18. Budgiesmuggler

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    Had a little wind earlier in Wodonga but very calm and sunny now.
     
  19. CarveMan

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    Unexpectedly great day at Buller. Definitely windy but not excessively so.
     
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  20. teckel

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    Still down!
     
  21. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Baw Baw reporting six deg C....this cannot be good!
    Wind was very damaging particularly after lunch...but it's much reduced now....moderate wind now. In Eastern Suburbs of Melb.
    Latrobe Valley and Sale reporting about 21deg C
     
  22. kimberlee81

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    It's been a bit breezy in Geelong, but really starting to pick up now.
     
  23. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Perisher Valley has 4.2 degC, TTop Stan.2.1degC. Positive temps.....

    Severe Weather Warning renewed for Vic.
     
  24. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Has Melb Radar been blown away?still out....
    But we have this
     
  25. Ubiquitous Steve

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  26. DiscoStuAU

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    Still no wind in Myrtelford for what it is worth. Calm as calm can be all day here.
     
  27. Makazaru

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    Quick report from perisher - 10 to 15 WNW in the morning, very sheltered in most areas (WNW appears to be perisher goldilocks zone). Steady throughout the day. Saw first signs of windy change about 3:30 on Mt Perisher - spindrift being blown off the westerly slopes falling throughout the valley. Just got back to the lodge about 5 and the real buster has arrived - will check the wind gauge shortly but I'd say its up around the 30-40 kph area.
    Overall, very nice day in the resort, wind was absolutely fine for almost all slopes.
     
  28. bullet

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    Thredbo top now gusting to 45Kts, looks to have averaged around 30kts all day
     
  29. Claude Cat

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  30. mr

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    Windy but not howling on top of a hill in tallarook. Id say 30knots gusting to 35 or so.
     
  31. Sno Sno SNO

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    Was windy all day in Adelaide, but nothing now. Temps warm this morning, but very cold during the day. A reasonable rain band during the day, not sure what to make of this for the snow fields...
     
  32. mr

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    Certainly looks like it wont be any kind of wash out that it threatened a few days ago
     
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  33. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Hotham has wind averaging 80 km/hr gusting to 106km/hr...it's wild up there.
    Not a night to be on Hotham approach from Harrietville...

    Down the road so to speak Buller is 60av gusting to about 80km/hr.

    Wind from Nth at Mount Hotham....which just recorded a gust of 111km/hr!:eek:
    Temp approx positive 1.4degC.

    BOM info above....
     
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  34. Kelpieboy

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    I observe my opening week of the season has been spoilt by pinging a string when trying to avoid a clown who wanted to ride over the top of my ski's on Wednesday so out for 2-3 weeks according to the doc.
    Now at home I observe the NW wind is unusually warm for this time of year.
    Not liking either of these 2 developments.
     
  35. sourmash

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    Same same Thredbo today
     
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    Sorry to hear that. Hammies are a bugger
     
  37. Ubiquitous Steve

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    It's getting seriously hazardous at Hotham gust at 8.43pm. up to 117km.....the weather station is getting battered!
    Thredbo Top Station gust of 104km,at 7.07pm.temp still positive at 1.7 degC. as of 9pm.Perisher just above six deg C also....
     
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    14c and blowing wheelie bins down the road in Jindy.
     
  39. SMSkier

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    Yep. Absolutely getting hammered by powerful winds at Moonbah as well. Nearly as warm as Jindy.
     
  40. hongomania

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    R**n shower passing thru DP atm. This is really the only rain event i can think of this season, and its very very light.
     
  41. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Mt.Hotham still one deg C....positive last major gust of wind 117 at 12.29am.

    Wind velocity moderated somewhat av61km/hr gusting to 85km/hr at three am.
     
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  42. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Thredbo Top Station 2.3degC positive at 3am.
    Wind from NNW av 66km/hr gusting to 91km/hr last highest gust 95km/hr at 2.06am.
     
  43. Rick Ross Da Boss

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    wind keeping you up steve?
     
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    I'm in the kiewa valley. No sign of wind atm.
     
  45. Arne

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    Overcast and mild in Thredbo valley. Light breeze atm. One light rain shower during the night.
     
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    Raining at Buller. Not much on the radar tho
     
  47. Arne

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    Gauple falling to Thredbo village
     
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  48. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Notably improved conditions in Melb Eastern Suburbs this morning...little breeze,blue skies some Brocken cloud..CC is probably able to make headway on his bicycle without too much torment !All high peaks failed to have temps falling below zero over last 24hours.

    Severe Weather Warning for Vicco lifted around five this morning by BOM.
     
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    hotham, after a beautiful day yesterday ,today we have the terrible trio. Fog , moderate wind and now light rain.it will be fun watching kids ski x racing.
     
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    I observe Syd gone crazy
     
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