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Snow Report Baw Baw.4.5.20. Still XC skiable!

Discussion in 'Mt Baw Baw' started by Mister Tee on XC Skis, May 4, 2020.

  1. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    May 4th 2020. The best conditions we will never ski and /or will possibly see from one snow storm in 2020.
    Tank hill, still looking the part and untracked!
     
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  2. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    More snow is coming to Baw Baw
    on May 9th 2020.
    Saturday 9 May
    Summary
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    Min 3
    Max 4
    Snow showers. Very windy.
    Possible rainfall: 6 to 10 mm
    Chance of any rain: 95% [​IMG]
    West and South Gippsland area
    Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

    Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

    Sunday 10 May
    Summary
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    Min -2
    Max 2
    Snow shower or two.
    Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
    Chance of any rain: 50% [​IMG]
     
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  3. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    A little more snow is coming to BB. We shall wait and see how much falls, and if we are officially allowed out of Melb. next week and see if there is a rock hopper XC ski able amount .

    http://www.janebunn.net/mt-baw-baw
    Mount Baw Baw Forecast
    View the current warnings for Victoria

    Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 9 May 2020.

    Forecast for the rest of Saturday
    Summary
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    Max 5
    Showers or snow. Very windy.
    Chance of any rain: 95% [​IMG]
    West and South Gippsland area
    Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1500 metres this afternoon, lowering to 900 metres tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the west in the late morning and afternoon. Squally winds with showers or thunderstorms. Local hail later. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending westerly in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 17.

    Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

    7 day Town Forecasts

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    Location Min Max
    [​IMG] Latrobe Valley – 14
    [​IMG] Sale – 17
    Sunday 10 May
    Summary
    [​IMG]
    Min -4
    Max 2
    Snow showers. Wind easing.
    Possible rainfall: 1 to 2 mm
    Chance of any rain: 80% [​IMG]
    West and South Gippsland area
    Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

    Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

    Monday 11 May
    Summary
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    Min -1
    Max 5
    Partly cloudy.
    Chance of any rain: 5% [​IMG]
    West and South Gippsland area
    Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near Wilsons Promontory, most likely during the morning. . Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

    Sun protection recommended from 12:00 pm to 12:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

    Tuesday 12 May
    Summary
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    Min 0
    Max 5
    Possible shower.
    Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
    Chance of any rain: 40% [​IMG]
    West and South Gippsland area
    Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely during the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 18.

    Sun protection recommended from 12:00 pm to 12:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

    Wednesday 13 May
    Summary
    [​IMG]
    Min 1
    Max 4
    Snow showers.
    Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm
    Chance of any rain: 80% [​IMG]
    Thursday 14 May
    Summary
    [​IMG]
    Min -2
    Max 3
    Possible snow shower.
    Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
    Chance of any rain: 40% [​IMG]
     
  4. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cams are looking the goods again. Frustration is building. Somewhat over isolockdown.
     
  5. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    My word you are right ! @chriscross
    Yes this is all total bollocks. Being locked up in your own abode indefinitely is not a plan anyone can adhere to for longer than 6-7 weeks.
    More people are going totally around the twist :-0 than are being admitted to ICU for CV19 :-(. My friend who is a psych. nurse in the Emergency Room at a major hospital says the same thing to me each week .
    We could be XC skiing at BB tomorrow morning !!! FFS!!.
    This is becoming very hard to take, two weekends in a row FFS!!. PLEASE Let me out , I am bleeding dying to go Nordic skiing.
     
  6. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    I would say 5 -8 cms of snow and counting on the summit trail perhaps? . Continuous cover but a bit thin to crash on if you are a rusty XC skier coming back from long, long off season.
    https://mountbawbaw.com.au/
     
  7. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    Throwing it down !
     
  8. Cam Slee

    Cam Slee Addicted

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    Get used to it Princess, everyone else is.
     
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    bawbawbel Easi Ski..... Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, even half a meter will see nobody committed. Completely unaffected here !
    Oobly oongar ! Goongar !
     
  10. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    https://mountbawbaw.com.au/
    Baw Baw is NOW OPEN to day visitors. If it snows properly later next week then XC skiing there is now possible :).
     
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    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    Earlier, Victoria said it would relax travel curbs to boost tourism in its bushfire-struck towns, a key contributor to the southern state's coffers.


    Tourists will be able to stay overnight from June 1 in regional areas in the state, Premier Daniel Andrews said.


    Victoria will open up ski fields from June 22, with strict rules around hygiene and without shared facilities after a testing blitz showed low levels of community transmission.
    GAME ON!