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Old 25 September 2006, 12:20   #1
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swell

I was out on sat 23 at the needles 60m off

the wind was 4 from the se

all of a sudden a large swell set in 2m-2.5m high and 25m apart

what would have caused this ?

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Old 25 September 2006, 12:46   #2
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Wind over Tide Mabye?? I don't really know i am just guessing.

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Old 25 September 2006, 12:47   #3
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<guess>The tide started to ebb.</guess>
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a submarine went past you under the water hahahaha

or an american jumped off the pier at alum bay
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Old 25 September 2006, 13:19   #5
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Could have been the weather that came up the Irish Sea last weekend? Big waves in Cornwall on Friday, and here on Sat/Sun, so could have been that?

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We get that at fleetwood, my guess is that its a sand bar? The water is displaced.
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It could be the backlash off that Hurricane recently, or someone on the boat farted.

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I was out on sat 23 at the needles 60m off

the wind was 4 from the se

all of a sudden a large swell set in 2m-2.5m high and 25m apart

what would have caused this ?

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What time was it?
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Old 26 September 2006, 12:17   #9
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What time was it?
10-45 am

we were between the needles and shingles bank.

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HW Pompey was 12.15ish... tidal?
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