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    Bucks, previously Devon, work in Wiltshire
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    Coastal Engineer, massive Spurs fan, cricket, sports, technology, science history and meteorology (obviously).

    Twitter: @funkydunk
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    Snow deprived so anything white.

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  1. Love this thread.. I hate the fact I only check netweather September on.. rubbish member
  2. June has good memories including plenty of sea swimming action.. the last month not so great but cannot complain.
  3. Relationship between waves and wind is not linear; there are two types of wave fetch limited and non fetch limited, so basically wind is a function of how long that wind has been able to act on the water.. generally waves are considered in a spectrum and certain Mount of variability within that spectrum..fairly easy to hind cast to find typical significant wave heights from wind with some limited information. Erosion has short term and long term effects.. more storms equals storm response to beach and if beach is already compromised the hinterland such as cliff faces.. but good to remember that the land is always moving and what is taken from one place often ends up somewhere else.. longshore transport. Wind data.. hmmm... certainly getting more stormy.. perhaps some data in freely available Pitt report from a few years back. Data quite easy to get hold of but may not be processed. Not sure to mind. On phone otherwise I'd try to be more detailed (I'm coastal engineer).
  4. Thanks guys interesting winter ahead..
  5. Enjoy it folks in the north, some nice pics on Twitter as far south as Midlands.. some sleet in north bucks but at least I'll get to use some Woolly jumpers.
  6. fUnKy

    Winter 2015/16

    Forecasts are educated guesses.. there are so many Individual, strong drivers present for different scenarios that this winter must be especially difficult to forecast this far in advance. That said, we have a temperate climate and generally do not experience massive extremes so as default that would be where my money is... Average
  7. fUnKy

    Summer 2015

    Just ordered some new slippers.. flip flops not cutting it.
  8. North bucks, doesn't look like anything fell over night.
  9. Thanks, this is the first one I've had the pleasure of taking notice of.
  10. Yeah, I'm not dumb, but I concede my question should have been more specific like "could this head anywhere but back where it came from or perpendicular from its current track"
  11. Thanks.. we'll see I suppose. Home counties will probably miss.
  12. fUnKy

    Winter 2014-15 thread

    It's been an ok winter so far In my region in the home counties. Plusses. So many gorgeous cold mornings and a few flakes. Negatives.. no lying snow or proper snow events. Still hopefull but a little disappointed so far considering some decent signals before hand. If only the world would spin the other way.
  13. Model watching last few days..It's a bit like looking forward to your wedding day and then your bride doesn't turn up.. I've enjoyed the little snow that's fallen from the sky but need this to be the start of the event and not the event for it to be enjoyable on the ground. But weather is a fickle thing.