Spring fourteen

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by steve shearer » Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:47 am

I heard Sunstroke is hoarding Russian brides.
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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by crabmeat thompson » Tue Nov 18, 2014 2:05 pm

russian brides would serve more of a purpose than bitcoins or silver.
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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by Trev » Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:28 pm

Braithy wrote:russian brides would serve more of a purpose than bitcoins or silver.
Doesn't really matter.
Whatever you've got, when the shit really hits the fan, someone bigger than you is gonna come along and take it off you. Violently.
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Re: Spow come the water ring fourteen

Post by MrMik » Sat Nov 22, 2014 12:28 am

How come the water surface temperature seems to drop when we (= GC to Byron) get hot N /NW winds in spring?

Or am I just suffering from colourful memory, selective attention and/or insufficient maritime acumen?

I'm getting a bit desperate for waves, my plants are all shrivelling up and looking like they will die soon, the wind is hot from the north, and when I finally give up and enter the water to catch a wave (against better judgement), I end up freezing my butt off !!!

You'd think that northerly winds would blow some warmer northern waters down the east coast (along with Blue Bottles in it), but NAH! the water just gets colder each day. The Southport buoy reports 19degc now.

Please explain...
Southport Buoy temp 20141121.png

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by saltman » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:51 am

Its called upwelling
the consistent Northerlies cause the warm surface water to essentially bounce of the coastline and are replaced by cold stuff from the deep
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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by MrMik » Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:59 am

saltman wrote:Its called upwelling
the consistent Northerlies cause the warm surface water to essentially bounce of the coastline and are replaced by cold stuff from the deep
Aha, thanks.

And why is it that the water gets all brown and murky even without any rain when the northerlies start? I suppose the different swell direction rearranges sandbanks and mud that had arranged themselves to be semi-stable in south-easterly swell directions? Last week the ocean looked like after mayor flooding, but no rain had fallen...

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:00 am

I've given up looking at the ocean in hopes to surf it.
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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by el rancho » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:38 pm

Braithy wrote:russian brides would serve more of a purpose than bitcoins or silver.

I'd pay good bitchcoins for some waves

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by steve shearer » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:47 pm

I heard Hawaii is nice this time of year.
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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by Donweather » Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:04 am

OK this shit ain't funny anymore Huey!!

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by Trev » Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:15 am

Donweather wrote:OK this shit ain't funny anymore Huey!!
Agreed.
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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by steve shearer » Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:20 pm

7 days of black northerlies with more to come.

thats an impressive run.

I think this is a portent of the future under a hotter climate.

An increase in the size, timing and strength of the inland Australia heat low. This massive mass of super-heated air is now going to influence our climate, making it more continental and less maritime. Most notably through Spring/Summer. Changing the balance between land and sea temp gradients and leading to longer and stronger northerlies episodes.
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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by alakaboo » Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:31 pm

So more lefts. Further proof that goofies are the chosen ones.

There's been a fair bit of modelling that supports that argument

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by Donweather » Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:32 pm

steve shearer wrote:An increase in the size, timing and strength of the inland Australia heat low. This massive mass of super-heated air is now going to influence our climate, making it more continental and less maritime. Most notably through Spring/Summer. Changing the balance between land and sea temp gradients and leading to longer and stronger northerlies episodes.
That's it, I'm moving to Tasmania!!!

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by MrMik » Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:53 pm

What are the surfing seasons for Tasmania like?

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by Donweather » Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:10 pm

MrMik wrote:What are the surfing seasons for Tasmania like?
With a west facing, south facing and east facing coastline, you can't go wrong anytime of the year down there.

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Re: Spring fourteen

Post by Trev » Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:15 pm

Donweather wrote:
MrMik wrote:What are the surfing seasons for Tasmania like?
With a west facing, south facing and east facing coastline, you can't go wrong anytime of the year down there.
Even some decent stuff gets into the northern coast around Devonport and Burnie.
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Re: Spow come the water ring fourteen

Post by Donweather » Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:49 pm

MrMik wrote:How come the water surface temperature seems to drop when we (= GC to Byron) get hot N /NW winds in spring?

Or am I just suffering from colourful memory, selective attention and/or insufficient maritime acumen?

I'm getting a bit desperate for waves, my plants are all shrivelling up and looking like they will die soon, the wind is hot from the north, and when I finally give up and enter the water to catch a wave (against better judgement), I end up freezing my butt off !!!

You'd think that northerly winds would blow some warmer northern waters down the east coast (along with Blue Bottles in it), but NAH! the water just gets colder each day. The Southport buoy reports 19degc now.

Please explain...
Southport Buoy temp 20141121.png
It's all very well explained here. Bl00dy Coriolis!!!!

http://www.swellnet.com/news/swellnet-a ... -noreaster

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