Wednesday, 16 November 2005

Forecasts for the day

Copied from www.mwis.org.uk

Forecast for the West and Northwest Highlands

Issued on November 10th, at 12.30 GMT.

How windy? South, later southwesterly; 40 to 60 mph, perhaps temporarily 70 mph mean speed; gusts 70 to perhaps locally 90/100 mph. Any lull in the wind after the front passes will be short lived.

Copied from www.metoffice.gov.uk

Early warning of severe gales,

Issued by the Met Office at 08:58 on Wednesday 9th November 2005

OVERALL RISK ASSESSMENT

The probability of disruption due to severe weather conditions in part of the United Kingdom within the next 75 hours is 70%. This is the first warning of disruption due to Severe Gales. The Met Office is forecasting very windy weather across many northern parts of Britain during Friday and Saturday. Gusts of 70 mph or more are likely with some highly populated areas affected. The risk is greater across central and northern Scotland and northern parts of Northern Ireland. In these areas, there is also a low (20%) risk of exceptionally severe gales with gusts over 80 mph, disruption to power supplies and transport is possible with a danger to life.

This warning will be updated around 0900 tomorrow Thursday 10th November 2005

Logged on Metcheck at 15:51 GMT on 09/11/05

Early warning of severe gales

Issued by the Met Office at 08:53 on Thursday 10th November 2005

OVERALL RISK ASSESSMENT

The probability of disruption due to severe weather conditions in part of the United Kingdom within the next 48 hours is 70 percent. The Met Office is forecasting very windy weather across many northern areas of the UK during Friday and Saturday. Gusts of 70 mph or more are likely, affecting some large urban areas. The risk is greatest across Scotland and Northern Ireland and there is still a low (20%) risk of exceptionally severe gales with gusts over 80 mph. This could cause disruption to power supplies and transport, as well as presenting a danger to life.

(Logged on Metcheck on 10/11/05 at 10.49 GMT)

Copied from an entry on Metcheck on 11/11/05 at 11.22 GMT

GALE WARNING FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER 1008GMT 67

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ROCKALL

VIOLENT STORM 11 VEERING NORTHWESTERLY SOON

MALIN

WESTERLY VIOLENT STORM FORCE 11 INCREASING HURRICANE FORCE 12, IMMINENT

HEBRIDES

WESTERLY STORM FORCE 10 INCREASING VIOLENT STORM 11 IMMINENT

BAILEY

NORTHERLY STORM FORCE 10 INCREASING VIOLENT STORM 11 IMMINENT

Shipping bulletin copied at 14.46 GMT on Metcheck

ROCKALL, MALIN

WEST OR SOUTHWEST SEVERE GALE 9 TO VIOLENT STORM 11, OCCASIONALLY HURRICANE FORCE 12 IN MALIN, VEERING NORTHWEST, DECREASING 6 TO GALE 8

HEBRIDES

SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST BECOMING CYCLONIC THEN NORTHWEST, GALE 8 TO STORM 10, OCCASIONALLY VIOLENT STORM 11 AT FIRST.

BAILEY

CYCLONIC 7 TO SEVERE GALE 9 BECOMING NORTH OR NORTHWEST SEVERE GALE 9 TO VIOLENT STORM 11, DECREASING 6 TO GALE 8 LATER.

1 comment:

lurkynat said...

scary!
natalie