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TC Freda

Post by Donweather » Sat Dec 29, 2012 7:58 am

Good Morning TC Freda!!!

Looks like local winds are again gonna be the x factor with swell from this girl..................

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Re: TC Freda

Post by steve shearer » Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:25 pm

wow, lots to like about this system, with numerable curve balls implicit in the macro to micro conversion.
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: TC Freda

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:05 pm

Did somebody say implicit macro balls?

I'm there.
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Re: TC Freda

Post by steve shearer » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:07 pm

bring cold beer and a positive attitude
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Re: TC Freda

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:13 pm

The only attitude I have is positive, and my wine is best at room temperature.
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Re: TC Freda

Post by steve shearer » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:19 pm

wine snobs will be shown the cellar door.
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Re: TC Freda

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:24 pm

Can't we all just get along? If not for ourselves, but for the children?!!
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Re: TC Freda

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:55 pm

Yeah. The current chart I'm looking at it will. Long lulls in between 3-4 foot sets at the peak.

Even I should get some rogue 2-foot action ...
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Re: TC Freda

Post by pirate_agenda » Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:57 pm

Rockin' Ron wrote:Any of you weather nerds got half a clue if it will get to the south coast (of NSW) ?
depends on how long it hangs around for. one of the models has it hanging west of new caledonia for a few days which would light up the whole NSW coast for a few days late next week... so i read!

The initial pulse won't get into sydney, but may show up further south.

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Re: TC Freda

Post by oldman » Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:12 pm

Nice introduction to 2013.

Rron, there might be some south swell as well to mix things up a bit down south.

Either way, there is going to be swell in the water for more than just a few days, but at this stage not so sure about the winds being favourable.

Ah well, I'll take what I can get.
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Re: TC Freda

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:19 am

Braithy wrote:Can't we all just get along? If not for ourselves, but for the children?!!
Fcuken hell, they just had Christmas. Fcuk 'em! Little blighters. It's our turn. And that means pointless bickering at every opportunity

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Re: TC Freda

Post by Roy_Stewart » Sun Dec 30, 2012 7:18 am

3-)

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Re: TC Freda

Post by brendo » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:40 am

pirate_agenda wrote:
Rockin' Ron wrote:Any of you weather nerds got half a clue if it will get to the south coast (of NSW) ?
depends on how long it hangs around for. one of the models has it hanging west of new caledonia for a few days which would light up the whole NSW coast for a few days late next week... so i read!

The initial pulse won't get into sydney, but may show up further south.

looks like new cal is gunna get belted by it. and take note captian feathersword....its not so much the cyclone that produces the swell, its the high that cradles it and the lenght of the fetch with it :wink:

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Re: TC Freda

Post by Donweather » Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:20 am

brendo wrote:its not so much the cyclone that produces the swell, its the high that cradles it and the lenght of the fetch with it :wink:
To be honest Brendo, the high that's cradling it is not really producing that much in the initial swell. It's more so the S'ly track of the cyclone that has the core strength fetch working on the active sea state to produce the strong NE swell. The high really only comes into play as the ex TC heads SE towards NZ as it passes below New Cal and the swell swings more E'ly in direction.

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Re: TC Freda

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:29 pm

Yeah, if that thing stays west of NZ when it goes extra tropical and hits a ridging high coming off NSW, it's gonna have a second life that'll make the first look like KS's wave pool idea.

One set of progs has it doing exactly that. Sometimes I wonder if the progs are operated by an optimistic surfer though.

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Re: TC Freda

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sun Dec 30, 2012 2:04 pm

Freda sounds like a generous lady.

... And with that surmise, I'm buying an air ticket back to the fabled land.
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Re: TC Freda

Post by tiger » Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:11 pm

Hasn't there already been a cyclone Freda? And no, I'm not talking about Freda Zamba! I wasn't aware that they used the same names twice. Perhaps the other 1 I'm thinking of was named in aus waters.

Regardless, I'm pretty fcuken excited about surf prospects this week! Hope everyone goes on massive benders for NYE. Should at least keep a few away for the early.
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Re: TC Freda

Post by tiger » Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:19 pm

Scratch that, just checked a list of cyclones named in aus waters. And it wasn't there, maybe mixed up with Fran.

Spose I should lay off the crack.
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