Observations: 17th-23rd August

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  1. Claude Cat

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    Winds rapidly picking up here in Melbourne.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    You beat me to it!
    That's a serious looking weather event!
    Bluebird and sunny here in Geelong, wind is picking up though!
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Blowing a gale at thirteenth this morning. Swell didn't eventuate as its been blown back out to sea!
     
  4. kimberlee81

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    mod note: shouting not permitted.
     
  5. skiflat

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  6. ojisan

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    That's a very loud observation kim

    Bluebird day in Sydney.. perfect day to be sitting in a beer garden throwing back a few
     
  7. Northern1

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    My observation is that you're thinking of the predictions thread.
     
  8. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Wind is gusting from NW here at Kyneton,no rain wind velocity around 30 to 40km....

    wonder how littob would fly in these conditions....

    Team Bears got all activities on Wind Hold at this point.....
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Temperature drops of around 5C in the last half hour in the Adelaide region.
     
  11. kimberlee81

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Noticed caps lock was on as I hit send. Apologies.

    So what happened to all the earlier posts in this thread?
     
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  12. skiflat

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/wa-ha...-southern/25210

    Western Australia has recorded its first snowfall of the year with light falls atop the Great Southern's Stirling Ranges.

    The Bureau of Meteorology had been predicting light falls between late last night and early this morning.

    Frank Dwyer, who has climbed Bluff Knoll to see the snow, says there have been sporadic falls.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    31 and sweaty in KL. [​IMG]

    Nothing on Yarrawonga yet, and bluebird on the cams. Patience....
     
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  14. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Bloody hell....the wind is now hammering in Kyneton......

    Classify this as damaging gale force winds.....

    Its no fun out there....god is there greater intensity to come or what......
     
  15. Karicta

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Ceduna in SA dropped 4 deg In half an hour with the front! Mt gambier 3 in an hour

    But this doesn't appear consistent with other locations nec'ly,

    Still, seems to bode well
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Interesting current obs at the moment. Wonder if the temp guage at Hotham is wrong.

    Current Temps

    Hotham -3.1
    Buller 1.1
    Falls 2.3

    Also I observe incoming on the satellite pic. Looking very impressive.
     
  17. Claude Cat

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Thredbo top station is 0.1, which seems more in line with Buller and Falls.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Temps dropping fast

    Buller .6, falls 1.8

    I don't believe hotham
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Storm has just passed through Adelaide.
     
  20. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    cloud about 70pc cover at Kyneton....looking like it might rain soon even though radar seems to
    show otherwise....Wind still strong but has dropped from a couple hours ago..
     
  21. skimax

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Dog chain both gone here in melb . Mt William had 117kph gust today and forecasting up to 130kph over 1000m this evening
     
  22. Karicta

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Unwelcome bump in temps;

    Falls 2.2
    Buller 1.5
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    I observe it is still warm and clear in Jindy
     
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  25. Karicta

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    And now a welcome plummet in temps

    Falls and Buller 0.5
     
  26. Claude Cat

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Still quite warm here in Melbourne. And blowing a gale.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Falls website reporting actual temp +0.4 but "feels like" minus 16 : that wind must be pretty bad!
     
  28. kimberlee81

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Wind has dropped right off in Geelong. Temp gone up a little and a few spots of warmish rain.
     
  29. mooch

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Wind is absolutely howling at buller, getting blown around out the front of the arlburg. Bom ob's say 124 kmh, definitely feels like it.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    observe 125kmh winds at Thredbo, only at - 2 top, let's hope it drops.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Wind 100kmh at Hotham. Gusting at 141kmh. Temp staedy at -1.2
     
  32. jungfrau

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    I observe.. The need to look at sat pic to get perstective, snowflakes in hawthorn.. serious omongst extreme gusts, stuff outside moving that don't normally, a big system, anticipation in the week ahead, the vibe and the need to drive via Omeo on Monday [​IMG]
     
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  33. hongomania

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    I observe many young attractive bitties at the genny. Back on topic, the wind has some serious bite to it here at hotham seems to have eased off a little in the past few minutes
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Half your luck.. If you get a chance have a look outside in a hour or two and the presence of the weather felt here will make it's way there. Nice line forming.
     
  35. neck_deep

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Still blowing pretty hard in geelong and no moisture yet. Heading up in a few hours and getting slightly concerned.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Concerned, why??
     
  37. mx_boarder

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    I observe Buller doing its best to blow away completely.

    I also observe a glass of red and the fire blazing so...whatever.
     
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    I'm leaving from Ocean Grove at 4am mate, where are you leaving from? Wind should start to ease off a little after midnight!
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    And there he goes again. Barely out of his teens and doing old man stuff.
    Get out and chase some tail.
    Windy as in Bonbeach. Debris flying around the building site.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    [​IMG]

    Snowing at Buller - seems to be rising rather than falling [​IMG]
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Coming from the eastern burbs, downdraft style
     
  42. boorsy

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    Looks like there is a slight temp and wind drop moving with that big juicy band of rain.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Snow at Buller
     
  44. Madski

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    Dumping at buller
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Leaving from geelong for hotham. Hopefully do the surf in the morning and a few Bec lines in the arvo. Not packing the jinx aka powder board though.concerned... Well Just expected moisture by now. Still blowing hard down here that's for sure
     
  46. boorsy

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    I had a surf at corners after work today, was alright until the wind got a bit of westerly in it.
    I'm going to Buller mate, the big day trip! Dead right mate the wind is absolutely blowing its tots off down here, no rain though.
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    Gusting 75knts at thredbo that is fargone windy!!
     
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    Saw that. 70+ for 3 hrs or so now
     
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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    You ocean grove lads better be careful or CC will warn you to stay on topic. The devil wind is still blowing here in Ocean Grove. The same wind that prevented me from my arvo surf. Starting to spit here now. Radar image looking good with the band intensifying nicely over northern central vic. Hope temps stay down. Feels a little mild still.
     
  50. hongomania

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    Re: Observations: : 17th-23rd August

    I observe it's snowing at hotham