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    AlexL is offline Registered User
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    Default Spring has Sprung

    The weather Right now at southend airport:

    METAR EGMC 161350Z 24018KT CAVOK 18/05 Q1017=

    for those of a non aviation persuation

    1350 Z (1:50 PM)
    24018 = wind at 240 deg 18 kts
    CAVOK, a magic lovely word meaning Ceiling And Visibilty OK ie >10km visibility and not a cloud in the sky [img]/forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] [img]/forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]
    18/05 , temperature 18 yes EIGHTEEN degrees 65 Farenheight in old money!!!! [img]/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

    whoopeee!
    heathrow recorded a sweltering 19 degrees earlier

    Pity its going to rain later!

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    Default Re: Spring has Sprung

    Popped down to the boat to check her over and empty the dehumidifier, ended up sitting in the cockpit for about an hour in warm (yes, warm!) spring sunshine. Listening to the clinking of the rigging and the sounds of other people getting their boats ready for the coming days.

    By crikey, it does yer heart good...

    Sue
    Definition of an expert: An Ex is a has-been, and a Spurt is a drip under pressure...

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    Rowana is online now Two steps lower than the ships' cat
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    Default Re: Spring has Sprung

    Managed 17 in Aberdeen - Bit breezy though !

    EGPD 161250Z 24022G37KT 9999 FEW035 17/07 Q0996 NOSIG
    Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain

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    AlexL is offline Registered User
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    Default Re: Spring has Sprung

    yup, unfortunately its about to get wet and windy here!

    TAF EGMC 161517Z 161601 23014KT 9999 FEW015 BKN050 TEMPO 1601 23016G26KT TEMPO 1820 5000 RA BECMG 1921 8000 BKN009 BECMG 2301 9999 SCT010 BKN020=

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    Default Spring has unsprung down here

    Hmm! Cold and wet down here!
    JJ
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    Default Re: Spring has Sprung

    Paris suburbs 24c.....

    Smugly,

    John

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    Default Re: Spring has Sprung

    Harumph ! ! !

    Those who jump off a bridge in Paris are in Seine.

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