Wind, Waves and Weather – Thursday 6 May

Wind, Waves and Weather – Thursday 6 May

Type: General Event
Minimum Ability/Grade: Not Applicable
  7:00pm
  Peter Syms treasurer@nelsonkayakers.co.nz
Thursday 6 May at 7pm. Venue Barnicoat Room, Richmond library, 280 Queen St.
Peter Syms presents a simple guide to what affects our paddling. Weather and forecasts, local effects (sea breeze), signs in the sky, waves, swell and tides.

Supper will be served. Koha for room hire.

Useful links about weather.
Marine forecast for sea area Abel:
www.metservice.com/marine/coastal/locations/abel
Actual readings from Nelson airport:
www.metservice.com/weather-station-location/93546/nelson
Heaps of useful info:
www.windy.com/-41.278/173.238?-41.747,173.238,8,i:pressure
Weather buoy off Kaiteriteri coast:
https://tools.cawthron.org.nz/tascam/
Proper weather maps from Victoria University of Wellington:
www.metvuw.com/forecast/forecast.php?type=rain®ion=nz
Enter wind speed, distance and time to get calculated swell height and period:
http://swellbeat.com/wave-calculator/
Erick Brenstrum talking about clouds:
www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/2018788524/expert-feature-clouds

 

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