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Created by INTHELOOP > 9 months ago, 14 Mar 2010
INTHELOOP
QLD, 1855 posts
14 Mar 2010 10:19PM
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Please have a look at this:

www.goes.noaa.gov/sohemi/sohemiloops/shirgmscol.html

you can see the systems of the two eyes.

A CATEGORY five cyclone is charging across the Coral Sea towards North Queensland.

Tropical cyclone Ului is now southeast of the Solomon Islands after building rapidly from a category three on Saturday to a category five on Sunday morning.

Queensland's Bureau of Meteorology says the cyclone is packing wind gusts of up to 290km/h.

Cyclone is moving 15km an hour and can land in NQ on Wednesday.



ApatheticEnd
WA, 995 posts
14 Mar 2010 8:30PM
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You're going to need a smaller kite.

champoo
WA, 36 posts
14 Mar 2010 8:58PM
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Thats 2 big systems. I would be a bit nervous on a boat up there. But then I guess there will be plenty of swell down the coast.

wishy
WA, 1395 posts
14 Mar 2010 9:08PM
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time to replace that scuffed up trim rope that doesn't lock real well I reckon.

Skid
QLD, 1493 posts
14 Mar 2010 11:13PM
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Not showing here (www.bom.gov.au/weather/cyclone/), yet!
Maybe time to take down the dodgy tarp over the swimming pool (and get the 5m kite ready)

Ryland
WA, 1213 posts
15 Mar 2010 7:06AM
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that should be bringing a heap of swell

stamp
QLD, 2635 posts
15 Mar 2010 9:07AM
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Ryland said...

that should be bringing a heap of swell


yep, check out windguru for the sunny coast this weekend

SaveTheWhales
WA, 1684 posts
15 Mar 2010 8:04AM
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Thats huge - me thinks yall gonna get Spanked - twice

Mister Dugong
368 posts
15 Mar 2010 8:14AM
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Pull out the trainer kite!
surf reports anyone?

ruffryder61
QLD, 470 posts
15 Mar 2010 10:24AM
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the two systems are moving fast.
seems like the first one is going slightly NW and the second one a bit more SW cld travel towards SE Qld.

Swell, rain and lots of wind guaranteed..

The second system is called "Thomas" and will be all over Fiji by the looks..

toppleover
QLD, 1559 posts
15 Mar 2010 10:31AM
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For anyone interested, the weather "Geeks" are frothing over Severe Tropical Cyclone Ului. Up to page 78 and counting... forum.weatherzone.com.au/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=843062&page=78

Colesy
QLD, 18 posts
15 Mar 2010 12:53PM
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I think we might have to tie some plastic bags to our bar and lines and kite with them yewwww lol.

JayP
QLD, 246 posts
15 Mar 2010 2:44PM
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hula is pumping with some very clean waves wrapping around the reef points. not much wind yet but that will change next week.....

ruffryder61
QLD, 470 posts
15 Mar 2010 3:44PM
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JayP said...

hula is pumping with some very clean waves wrapping around the reef points. not much wind yet but that will change next week.....




hula would be epic now. i wish be there now:)

we had some very nice swell in Alva yday combined with 30knts in late arvo.

fun times

Adrenalin Rush
QLD, 876 posts
15 Mar 2010 5:03PM
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Huulaa

Robbo2099
WA, 720 posts
15 Mar 2010 6:36PM
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Check this out:

magicseaweed.com/Noosa-Surf-Report/544/

Dunno about the wind but swell: 20ft @ 14 sec. Noosa surf will be epic...

Skid
QLD, 1493 posts
15 Mar 2010 9:55PM
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toppleover said...

For anyone interested, the weather "Geeks" are frothing over Severe Tropical Cyclone Ului. Up to page 78 and counting... forum.weatherzone.com.au/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=843062&page=78
A trip up to Elliott Heads on Sunday might be interesting



Just checked it out and the thread is up to 100 pages....
I wonder if their forum also gets full of trolls when there's no wind?

ruffryder61
QLD, 470 posts
15 Mar 2010 11:16PM
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Robbo2099 said...

Check this out:

magicseaweed.com/Noosa-Surf-Report/544/

Dunno about the wind but swell: 20ft @ 14 sec. Noosa surf will be epic...



nice!!!

shld get Chase Burns up there FILM SOME :) i wanna see that..
Keahi!?

diginoz
WA, 317 posts
15 Mar 2010 9:23PM
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Can someone tell the little fella (huulaa ) he needs 2 move away from the swimmers
haha

INTHELOOP
QLD, 1855 posts
16 Mar 2010 9:34AM
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diginoz said...

Can someone tell the little fella (huulaa ) he needs 2 move away from the swimmers
haha


haha the little fella is ewan and he likes kiting around the other little fellas, just gotta look out when the 20ft swell rolls in..

Bigwavedave
QLD, 2057 posts
16 Mar 2010 10:25AM
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ruffryder61 said...

Robbo2099 said...

Check this out:

magicseaweed.com/Noosa-Surf-Report/544/

Dunno about the wind but swell: 20ft @ 14 sec. Noosa surf will be epic...



nice!!!

shld get Chase Burns up there FILM SOME :) i wanna see that..
Keahi!?


checkout the camera. Nooda is only about 3 ft tops.

16 Mar 2010 1:08PM
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www.bom.gov.au/products/IDQ65002.shtml

But its going to get bigger for sure!

INTHELOOP
QLD, 1855 posts
16 Mar 2010 11:14PM
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Kitepower Australia said...

www.bom.gov.au/products/IDQ65002.shtml

But its going to get bigger for sure!


lets hope it just doesnt hit the coast and cat5 would be fatal and destroy coast!

stay offshore and give us wind and swell

looks like its turning..

Keahi
QLD, 834 posts
17 Mar 2010 9:50AM
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Bigwavedave said...

ruffryder61 said...

Robbo2099 said...

Check this out:

magicseaweed.com/Noosa-Surf-Report/544/

Dunno about the wind but swell: 20ft @ 14 sec. Noosa surf will be epic...



nice!!!

shld get Chase Burns up there FILM SOME :) i wanna see that..
Keahi!?


checkout the camera. Nooda is only about 3 ft tops.


Don't worry I'm sure it will be pretty well documented. It's looking like its gonna be pretty solid and the question is going to be if it's too big or not. I've never seen a swell this big let alone that direction so it will be interesting to see if it actually holds.

Keahi

Rhys McClintock
NSW, 995 posts
17 Mar 2010 12:54PM
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Keahi where's the best spot gonna be on the Sunny coast for this one - I've heard Teatree can hold up to 12 foot ok but what's gonna work with wind+waves up there?

Who else is keen for a Saturday session on the Sunny coast?

INTHELOOP
QLD, 1855 posts
17 Mar 2010 10:00PM
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send us some waves up this way please :)
wanna see some footage guys!

Skid
QLD, 1493 posts
17 Mar 2010 11:02PM
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Has me wondering how far off the mark the BOM may be for the weekend?

UPDATED
Tropical Waters, Cardwell to Bowen:
A gale warning is current.
Wednesday until midnight: SE 25/33 knots, reaching 30/40 knots at times offshore later this evening. Sea: 2.5 to 3.5 metres in open waters. Swell: SE 2.5 to 3 metres in open waters. Scattered showers.
Thursday: Wind: SE 25/33 knots, reaching 30/40 knots offshore. Lighter SW/SE winds inshore early. Sea: 3.5 metres in open waters. Swell: SE 3 metres in open waters. Scattered showers.
Friday: Wind: S/SE 25/33 knots, reaching 30/40 knots offshore. Winds dependent on location of Tropical Cyclone Ului.
Saturday: Wind: S/SW 30/40 knots, possibly tending SW 40/50 knots over southeastern waters. Winds dependent on location of Tropical Cyclone Ului.

INTHELOOP
QLD, 1855 posts
18 Mar 2010 9:06AM
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www.bom.gov.au/products/IDQ65002.shtml

heading towards mackay, townsville area and is likely to intensify..

make sure u get fuel a day before it hits and check if you house is built for a cyclone.


jarvo
NSW, 86 posts
18 Mar 2010 10:27AM
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Do Fuels perform best in cyclones ?

Bigwavedave
QLD, 2057 posts
18 Mar 2010 9:32AM
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uvblue
QLD, 23 posts
18 Mar 2010 2:52PM
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Truly one of the most awesome things I've seen:
www.windfinder.com/forecasts/wind_eaustralia_animation.htm



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