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Observations August 18-22

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by Kletterer, Aug 18, 2019.

  1. Lifes2good

    Lifes2good One of Us

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    Thredbo. Woodridge.

    But it has now stopped
     
  2. Lady Penelope

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    Wind howling at Smiggins (Perisher). Mizzle or windblown snow (I’m not going outside to assess).

    A great snow base at Perisher now ...

     
  3. Marquise de Kappy

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    Temps on the rise.....:(
     
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  4. MickM

    MickM One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Looking wet @Buller.

    **** the westerly's
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    It sounds wet outside but I don’t even want to open the curtains to look.
     
  6. blowfin

    blowfin One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Starting to accumulate nicely
     
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  7. Baw Baw Bear

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    Not nice at Baw Baw very wet
     
  8. Timmossy

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    Been raining all night in Merrijig.
     
  9. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Marginal temps at Perisher and 6mm since positive temps (Village)
     
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    Pretty windy ,looks SW with at best a wintery mix but more on the side of r##n at Periher carpark ,1c temp.
     
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  11. Belly

    Belly A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very mild on the morning Queanbeyan dog walk, grrrrr
     
  12. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chains from Wilson's Valley .... :confused::crap: followed by carpark snottery.

     
  13. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wow chains from wilsons!! Really?! Way to warm and windy at sawpit ck. Few spots of rain with mostly clear sky.
     
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    Looks like Buller is doing its Westerly thing.
    Fun times for the inter school kids.

    Will turn later when it goes SW after lunch, but a bit more wet to come yet.
     
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  15. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    wintery mix would be the most complimentary description of the weather at Buller :(
     
  16. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like a shouldabeenhereyesterday type day.
     
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  17. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Zonal westerly.......
     
  18. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Monday was the day. We've had some good flurries here at Buller this morning but there's no denying it's "moist" out there (and the Multiclass IS race for kids with special needs is going to be a challenge today.)
     
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    Olgreg One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Windy sludge strong S/Sw winds in smiggins carpark
     
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  20. Lifes2good

    Lifes2good One of Us

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    Was r**ning on and off throughout the night at Thredbo, and very windy. Looks very wet outside and much of the snow on the ground has been washed away.
     
  21. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    allbeit a half day before huey spoiled the party with a weird icy cold cloud at apx high noon. Otherwise The Mount was just a skirt of windblown almost to the load stations on all three sides.
     
  22. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nicer down in Jindy!
     
  23. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Everything is moving sideways here at Perisher
     
  24. igor

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    On and off, rain and drizzle from about 6pm last night at dinner plain. Turned to snow about an hour ago.
     
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  25. dawooduck

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    Snowing lightly at BC hardly a breeze to raise a sail everything on wind hold :crap:
     
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  26. loweee

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    Rode Brumby t bar at Perisher from 8.30 for a solid hour. Drifts up high easy 30cm deep and a fair 10cm everywhere else. Was all snow till about 9.30 when it warmed up and the crowds got into it.
     
  27. BenLomond Iceman

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    cold and very windy in tassie , lifts on wind hold at Ben, snow forecast down too 300m later
     
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  28. loweee

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    Sitting in the van at Perisher waiting to do a linen transfer for Charlotte's says 2c.
    Doesn't seem too windy but it's moist...
     
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  29. Wardy

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    Wet snow on the Friday Flat cam at Thredbo. Possibly a surprise to some, or possibly not...
     
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  30. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just got the narrowest window of sun on Sun Valley and it was very nice indeed. Brilliant sun, then rolling shadows across the bowl. Beautiful. Love this place.
     
  31. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Buller has gone below zero, looks slightly more palatable out the window, CG going out for a couple of laps. I’ll babysit and ski this arvo maybe.
     
  32. J_busworth

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    Definitely falling as snow on the Perisher XC trails over the past hour and a half, although it is wet and barely settling. Very windy
     
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  33. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    #gunbarrel comment!
     
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  34. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Based upon my real world, stand alone empirical evidence I'd say there's been a small net loss of cover at village level.

    Fridge-o-metre has declined by approx 5cm. 'evidence':
     
  35. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    We like to use the word consolidation in the snow reporting world.
     
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  36. rocketboy

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    Friday morning's looming icepack should be nicely consolidated ready for service in September.
     
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  37. CarveMan

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    Yep. CG went for a ski around lunchtime (Buller) - said it was very sticky. Upcoming clear nights will freeze it rock solid.
     
  38. Ozgirl

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    Just a tad windy out there....
     
  39. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah YSSY is running 07/25 . Again.
     
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  40. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher says: 'how's everyone feelin' tonight?'
     
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  41. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I think it will look tidy tomorrow morning
     
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  42. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's a 'steady 1-2cm/hour for a solid 8 hour', kinda night.
     
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  43. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    axsr reckons a burst
    anyways --this is an observation
    Its nigh on zero at P
     
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  44. Kletterer

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    Current Dew Points are better than progged on EC 00Z run this arvo.
     
  45. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    It was VERY WINDY XC skiing at Sun Valley yesterday before lunch . After lunch visibility was close to zero XC skiing along the Mt. McKay road. The was non snow moisture falling from the sky( R**n).That is when I retired for the day.
     
  46. SMSkier

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    Will be keen to see what’s landed across the resort this morning....
     
  47. Nidecker

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  48. luvthabumps

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    bleak, windy and snowing lightly on and off at Buller. Just a dusting so far this morning and was def liquid precipitation in the early hours of the morning (2am). Temps are dropping with the southerly. Good day for indoors by the fire here
     
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  49. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher claiming 10cm overnight.
     
  50. J_busworth

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    That’s the snowstake speaking, been a bit more beneficial for them this system
     
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