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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:48 am 
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Batten down the hatches...

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:52 am 
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Bloody dumb storm ...

You're going the wrong way!!


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:55 am 
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Pffft. I survived Hurricane Charley in '86. Nothing as bad as that can ever possibly happen again in the history of the world ever.


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Break out the surfing at Nazare.


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Take that Cork.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:01 am 
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Not until Monday, so will get golf in on Sunday. It looks like we'll get a right battering in the northwest on Monday though.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:49 am 
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It won't be a hurricane or tropical storm by the time it reaches us. By the time it gets north east of the Azores it loses its tropical characteristics and develops fronts .

It will still bring strong winds but not the crazy sustained winds like you see in a hurricane. There will be high gusts but we get that anyway in our winter storms in January


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:52 am 
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ohhh fudge. That's a proper windstorm.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:56 am 
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Max 110 mph

In Wellington we call that ideal clothes drying


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:09 am 
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Ophelia is now the tenth consecutive hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic tropical season. Ophelia remains well away from any landmasses at the present time. The hurricane is now packing maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, and could even strengthen a little more through Friday.
Ophelia is currently located around 745 miles southwest of the Azores. The hurricane is moving northeast at about 3 mph. A strong upper-level system currently over the North Atlantic will steer the system in a more northeasterly direction over the next several days, causing it to accelerate as well. This should take the system just south and east of the Azores. The storm may affect the British Isles as an extra-tropical cyclone early next week, bring heavy rain and potentially damaging winds.
An area of disturbed weather located north of Cuba is being caused by the interaction between an upper-level low and a tropical wave. Both features will move westward and bring unsettled weather to the Bahamas and South Florida through Friday and into the upcoming weekend. Strong vertical wind shear and the lack of an actual low-level feature will prevent this system from organizing during the next few days.
No new development is expected across the rest of the Atlantic basin through the rest of this week and through at least the weekend.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:27 am 
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A Hurrican heading for Ireland - seriously :shock: :shock: :shock:


Ah!, it's been named "Ophelia".
Now it makes sense. ;)

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:29 am 
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Yer Man wrote:
A Hurrican heading for Ireland - seriously :shock: :shock: :shock:


Ah!, it's been named "Ophelia".
Now it makes sense. ;)

"Get thee to a nunnery!"


Hated Hamlet.

Everyone will call it a hurricane and it is one now but it won't technically be a hurricane by the time it reaches us. Those winds look very damaging mind. There could be some coastal flooding as well.


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iarmhiman wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
A Hurrican heading for Ireland - seriously :shock: :shock: :shock:


Ah!, it's been named "Ophelia".
Now it makes sense. ;)

"Get thee to a nunnery!"


Hated Hamlet.

Everyone will call it a hurricane and it is one now but it won't technically be a hurricane by the time it reaches us. Those winds look very damaging mind. There could be some coastal flooding as well.

No, it will be an Extra-Tropical storm by that stage, a very vigorous low pressure coming from an unusual track that will push very warm air for the time of year into southern England on Monday, could see 25 °C somewhere * if the sun breaks through* but a strong breeze too.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:49 am 
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I'll start fundraising now.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:54 am 
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Brilliant, I won't bother dead-heading the roses this Sunday then...

marvellous!


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:03 am 
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Theresa Mannion is pulling the wellies on as we speak.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:13 pm 
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Upgraded to a category 2 hurricane now.

I'm meant to be at sea with work on Monday morning and they are forecasting 30ft swell!!


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Upgraded to a category 2 hurricane now.

I'm meant to be at sea with work on Monday morning and they are forecasting 30ft swell!!


I'm at sea every Monday in work


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:26 pm 
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Upgraded to a category 2 hurricane now.

I'm meant to be at sea with work on Monday morning and they are forecasting 30ft swell!!


It's been a bit choppy in the North Sea the past two weeks but 30ft swells? fudge. That.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:46 pm 
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Upgraded to a category 2 hurricane now.

I'm meant to be at sea with work on Monday morning and they are forecasting 30ft swell!!


I'm at sea every Monday in work

What do you do ER? Is it just a commute or are in the business.

I doubt this little baby will do much. But I have met Michael Fish at a do at BBC broadcasting house.

Before the infamous "don't worry" bit on the telly.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:46 pm 
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ohhh fudge. That's a proper windstorm.


It's not going to be that windy, as you have got the euro set a 1.5k above sea level. Try 3h gusts or mean ensemble winds for a truer picture


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:52 pm 
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So surf is up soon for me, hope it's not more wind than the last storm, huge dead tree in the front garden that's waiting to come down


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:53 pm 
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Fughin' snowflakes.

Hurricane me arse. It's only what we used to call a storm.

We'll be grand.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:10 am 
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Good luck boyos - hope it's not as bad as the last one

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(Friday 13th here - I am too scared to venture outside to check on the weather)


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:14 am 
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Cracking choice of mine to head over to Dublin this weekend...


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Lenny wrote:
Not until Monday, so will get golf in on Sunday. It looks like we'll get a right battering in the northwest on Monday though.


If you time it right, you should be able to get a hole in one on a par 5. As soon as you do, run for cover.


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I'll start fundraising now.


Just start bagging potatoes for them and they'll be grand.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:42 am 
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Roide, Sally, roide


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:18 am 
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So nothing more than one of Mullets wet farts?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:24 am 
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Lenny wrote:
Not until Monday, so will get golf in on Sunday. It looks like we'll get a right battering in the northwest on Monday though.


If you need higher ground, you know where to go.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:34 am 
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Cracking choice of mine to head over to Dublin this weekend...

You'll be grand, it's not hitting til Monday. It's actually unseasonably warm at the minute. Sweating me bollocks off in bed last night


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iarmhiman wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
A Hurrican heading for Ireland - seriously :shock: :shock: :shock:


Ah!, it's been named "Ophelia".
Now it makes sense. ;)

"Get thee to a nunnery!"


Hated Hamlet.

Everyone will call it a hurricane and it is one now but it won't technically be a hurricane by the time it reaches us. Those winds look very damaging mind. There could be some coastal flooding as well.


Check out Donald Trump here.

We need aid and we need it now.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:26 am 
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Has Michael O'Fish been on yet?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:02 am 
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It’s positively balmy here at the moment.
18 deg and blowing a gale at 9am.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:20 am 
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Lenny wrote:
Not until Monday, so will get golf in on Sunday. It looks like we'll get a right battering in the northwest on Monday though.


If you need higher ground, you know where to go.

The moral high ground on the bubblefart thread?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:04 am 
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GFS has is closer to Ireland than yesterday's run.


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Oh look at the GEM model. Severe wind for the west of Ireland

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ECM has a direct hit

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Hard to know with the UK Met Office model


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:57 am 
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Poor old Sligo always gets smashed by these things.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:32 am 
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Poor old Sligo always gets smashed by these things.


I live about 600 metres from the sea :) Still, we've survived far worse.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:36 am 
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Going to be some night on the Aran Islands!

https://www.windy.com/?2017-10-16-21,53.189,-9.196,10


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:59 am 
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A balmy 21 degrees in Dublin at the moment- when do the fun and games start ?


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