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#246800 - 05/12/2002 22:53 Sydney-Hobart
Metar Offline

Registered: 27/03/2001
Posts: 1467
Loc: Melbourne
Hey all... Anyone taking part in this years event? All I can say is keep your eyes on Doctell Rager laugh

I wont be taking part this year as i'll be Over Seas but it is an unforgettable expirence.

#246801 - 23/12/2002 14:50 Re: Sydney-Hobart
Craig Arthur Offline
Wind hazard researcher

Registered: 08/05/2001
Posts: 3549
Loc: 149.152009°E 35.187056°...
Just a few notes I jotted down...will improve on this later tonight.
Thursday 26/12
Light/moderate (15/20 kts) SE/NE winds, freshening near the coast in the a'noon. Remnant S'ly swell ~2m, choppy in the a'noon inshore. Further south, winds will be E/NE
Friday 27/12
Freshening NE/N ~15/25 kts. Winds becoming gusty across eastern Bass Strait ahead of a SW/S change 25/30 kts, stronger in squalls. Initial wind change associtated with surface trough will precede the main front by 2-3 hrs, but will only back winds to NW.


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