Observations Clipper Saturday 11 April

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  1. Kletterer

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    Should see a dusting for the majors with 5-10 cm for the Main Range. Please place you observations here.
     
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    Nothing on Mt Bogong yet, mind you it's night time and I can't see it. No rain yet, no wind, I'm inside with the fire going.
     
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    Uooo-raee up she rises, uoo-rae up she rises:
     
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    Some cool cloud formations building
     
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    Thar she blows........

    Windy at Moonbah... first signs of the change showing. A bit of windblown moisture about.




     
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    Buller down to +1ºC with rain in the tank.
     
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    Rainbow with moon, very good.
     
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    Hosed at Buller overnight, sleet now.
     
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  10. coldsmoker

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    Squally showers overnight at Hotham, giving way to hail this morning and just now sleety snow which is beginning to settle on the roof
     
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    Hobart FL ~1900m @ 9am. No YMEL balloon as yet?
    -27ºC upper levels and deeply stacked moisture. Snow down to ~1500m, as of about an hour ago.
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    Here's that trough band on the latest sat grab. Not sure if it's gonna swipe the Alps but Mallacoota/Gippsland should see it in 5-6 hours.
     
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    Pow- that trough/band u have pointed out above, is that the coldest juiciest part of this front that will produce the best snow?
    I reckon baw baw could see a direct hit from that band? IMO
    Speaking of baw baw it’s dropped to -0.1c with precip around the area according to radar
     
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    Buller is at 0.0 degrees now.
     
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    Yeah, although the coldest uppers for Eastern Vic are now into the arvo. We have decoupled atmos so should see marginal snow in the resorts throughout today.
    I honestly don't think that trough will reach even BB at this rate - clipper.
     
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    Latest village cam update shows flakes and slight dusting appearing at baw baw now
     
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    Radar showing fairly colourful active showers around west south gippsland atm
     
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    Sleet/Sago showing on the Apira (Buller) ccam.
     
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    If it does manage to dissect Baw Baw, it'll be around 1:30-2pm IMO
     
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    Change went through King Island AP ~10:20am.
    Gusts to 89km/h.
    Only dropped 1.4mm.

     
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  21. doogasnow

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    Wind really starting to hum up here now! I suspect the strongest belt of winds will be at there peak with that trough that’s just hit king Island.
     
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    100% in that trof band. It shows up on the modelling well.
     
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    Just had hail shower, temp drop from 10.4c to 7.7c
     
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    Wild mountain weather with passing rain.
     
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    A sharp drop in temp at Bega, down 9° in fifty mins.
     
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    Trough/band about to enter south/central gippsland coastal area. Looks rather angry!
     
  27. Boodwah

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    We’re down near the Prom, and it’s off the dial feral. Hail, teaming rain, and gusting to 60kmh. Trees down everywhere.
    Fire is nice though
     
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    Spicks and specks on south cam.
     
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    Another burst of sleety haily stuff at Buller.
     
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    More like snow now. Place might look white soon.
     
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    Trough pushing through Phillip Island looks good.
    ~4ºC temp drop and 3mm
     
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    We have weather. Of the winter variety
     
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    Dat violet-blue belly coldie.
     
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    Trough hitting us right now
     
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    Bit of cloud showing on PV cam.

     
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    Winds to 100kmh at the bottom of Port Phillip Bay (South Channel Island).
     
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    Geez lol that is fierce out there now!! Lol
    5.7c feels like 1c wind off the ricta
     
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    5.5c feels like 0.7c now
     
  39. POW_hungry

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    Really is a Baw Baw system with the Southerly bias.
    Should see a further nice drop for you in 10-15 mins IMO.
     
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    Baw Baw about to get really interesting on the radar
     
  41. doogasnow

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    Yep should hit baw baw fair and square
     
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    Band starting to clear us now
     
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    Olympic Cam showing well timed cloud burst.
    Down Island Bend way if my compass is calibrated.
     
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    Argh that's right, thought you were North of Traralgon, but you're near Mount Tas IIRC.
     
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    I’m on the other side of strezleckis south east of Warragul/yarragon ect
     
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    Marginally chuckin' it down at Buller:
     
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    12C in Mt Beauty and Tawonga South. Intermittent rain and wind. No snow at Mt Hotham according to there webcams. Falls Creek webcams are out of action and have been all week.
     
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    It looks cold at Baw Baw today. Possibly more sago/sleet/snow approaching?
     
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    The surf conditions at Westernport are wild and windy but people are still out there paddling into the surf ! :-0
    Snow flakes falling at Buller now....
     
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