All This Flooding

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Re: All This Flooding

Post by nimue » January 3rd, 2018, 9:17 am

It's blowing harder here now, whole trees are bending in the gusts, dont remeber seeing that before!
Probabley a wise move to put your boat somewhere less vulnerable Miles.



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Re: All This Flooding

Post by nimue » January 3rd, 2018, 9:21 am

We're moored up in a small basin, about 30 yards from the river which looks quite smooth, but the wind is making a right mess of the water in the basin, wavelets are only about 8 inches high, but when its gusts they make a load of noise slapping against the side of the boat.

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Re: All This Flooding

Post by High Seas » January 3rd, 2018, 12:06 pm

I would imagine areas like Reedham would be a bit lively and Beccles is so temperamental when it's windy. The tide gets held in like a kid holding its breath.
It's nice to be able to plan a boat trip without the weather shaping everything.
Makes it feel like a dog being waggled by it's own tail.
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Re: All This Flooding

Post by nimue » January 4th, 2018, 9:39 am

More flooding, information from the Met Office ..............

Flood Alert - The tidal River Waveney from Ellingham to Breydon Water

Issued by the Met Office
54 mins ago

This message has been issued because of high freshwater river flows being restricted from draining out to sea as usual due to high tidal waters moving up the rivers at the same time. High levels in the Broads may last for a few days until the high tides have passed and recent rainfall has made its way through the system. The forecast indicates a series of risk tides for the next few days. We will update this message before each high tide. We are closely monitoring the situation and will provide updated information as it becomes available.

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Re: All This Flooding

Post by High Seas » January 4th, 2018, 11:56 am

A chap on YouTube just said there are 70 mph winds too. Bloody hope not.
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Re: All This Flooding

Post by nimue » January 4th, 2018, 3:22 pm

70mph!!! Don't fany that much at all.
Just checked the met office page, gusts up to 45mph, it's already strated picking up again, the peace was bliss while it lasted, and yes, it flooded again...........

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Re: All This Flooding

Post by High Seas » January 4th, 2018, 3:44 pm

I assumed he meant the Broads but could have been anywhere.
Pretty gusty up near Wroxham but it settles now and then.
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Re: All This Flooding

Post by nimue » January 4th, 2018, 4:20 pm

Hope you're not getting blow around too much there miles.

In a few months time when we're out cruising again in the sunshine we'll look boack on this thread and it will remind us how good summer really is. Its already starting to be a little bit lighter now too.

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Re: All This Flooding

Post by High Seas » January 4th, 2018, 4:53 pm

Yes, true but it also means the return of the hire dodgems. :twisted: :twisted:
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Re: All This Flooding

Post by nimue » January 4th, 2018, 5:42 pm

We intend to stay south this coming season, less of them down here.

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