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#1429356 - 31/07/2017 09:54 Radar time
Thunderstruck Offline
Lightning man

Registered: 10/05/2001
Posts: 14982
Loc: Seaford Meadows, SA
G'Day all,

Just something I've noticed over the last few months but thought it was a brief issue but seems not. When I select 18hrs of radar loop at a single station for example Adelaide I do not get 18hours. Example that the most recent one is 09:12CST this morning and the last is 22:24CST last night. Thats more like 11hrs. If I go to the state view however I get my 18hours. I really would like this fixed if possible.

Cheers

TS cool

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#1429422 - 31/07/2017 21:00 Re: Radar time [Re: Thunderstruck]
Seabreeze Offline
Weatherzone Moderator

Registered: 18/09/2005
Posts: 10529
Loc: South West Rocks, NSW
Newcastle Radar on WZ has had that problem for at least a year now.
Select 18 hours, and it only shows the past 11 hours.
Select 12 hours, and it only shows 7 hours.
Select 6 hours, and it only shows 3 hours.
Select 3 hours, and it only shows 2 hours.
Select 2 hours, and it only shows 1 hours.
Select 1 hour, and it only shows 40 minutes.
Select 30 mins, and it only shows 20 minutes.

Grafton (my primary radar), Namoi and Brisbane all work as they should though.
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South West Rocks, NSW Mid North Coast:
January 2019 Rainfall: 0.4mm (January Avg. 145.8mm) // January 2019 Raindays: 1 (January Avg. 13.5 raindays)
2018 Yearly Rainfall: 1532.4mm (Yearly Avg. 1490.8mm)

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#1429559 - 02/08/2017 12:28 Re: Radar time [Re: Seabreeze]
Thunderstruck Offline
Lightning man

Registered: 10/05/2001
Posts: 14982
Loc: Seaford Meadows, SA
Originally Posted By: Seabreeze
Newcastle Radar on WZ has had that problem for at least a year now.
Select 18 hours, and it only shows the past 11 hours.
Select 12 hours, and it only shows 7 hours.
Select 6 hours, and it only shows 3 hours.
Select 3 hours, and it only shows 2 hours.
Select 2 hours, and it only shows 1 hours.
Select 1 hour, and it only shows 40 minutes.
Select 30 mins, and it only shows 20 minutes.

Grafton (my primary radar), Namoi and Brisbane all work as they should though.


Yep that's pretty much exactly the same as Adelaide. Knew it had been a while but certainly time does fly.

TS cool

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#1429560 - 02/08/2017 12:35 Re: Radar time [Re: Thunderstruck]
KevD Offline
Occasional Visitor

Registered: 23/09/2001
Posts: 5209
Loc: Bellingen NSW 2454
Reckon it is down to the sites that have 6 minute updates rather than 10. When selecting the number of hours you want to loop it is generating a number of images based on a 10 min update...so for newer sites with more frequent updates it is generating for a much shorter period of time...guess this is an internal fix that Weatherzone has to put in place. Anyone want to bump them on it?

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#1431495 - 23/08/2017 11:11 Re: Radar time [Re: Thunderstruck]
Andrew Miskelly Offline
Weatherzone Webmaster

Registered: 15/11/2001
Posts: 3149
Loc: Mittagong, NSW
This should now be fixed.

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#1431498 - 23/08/2017 12:39 Re: Radar time [Re: Thunderstruck]
Kino Online   content
Weatherzone Addict

Registered: 10/08/2017
Posts: 3087
Loc: Wollongong, NSW, Aus
Cheers.

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#1431538 - 23/08/2017 23:10 Re: Radar time [Re: Thunderstruck]
Seabreeze Offline
Weatherzone Moderator

Registered: 18/09/2005
Posts: 10529
Loc: South West Rocks, NSW
Thankyou Andrew.
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South West Rocks, NSW Mid North Coast:
January 2019 Rainfall: 0.4mm (January Avg. 145.8mm) // January 2019 Raindays: 1 (January Avg. 13.5 raindays)
2018 Yearly Rainfall: 1532.4mm (Yearly Avg. 1490.8mm)

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#1439676 - 29/10/2017 19:48 Re: Radar time [Re: Thunderstruck]
princessweather Offline
Weather Freak

Registered: 05/02/2011
Posts: 186
Loc: Ocean Grove Vic
Just wondering why I cant find, easily, or bookmark any radars for victoria with lighting trackers? I ride a motorbike for work and if there's a storm frount about to stomp on me, its kinda nice to be able to avoid it if I can? Any links or help would be nice!

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