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Old 10 December 2014, 03:11   #1
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Scottish Weather Bomb!

Just been looking at the Weather up North...50+ft Waves Sea State ...."Phenomenal"!!
Hoping all our Scotish Brethren are keeping the Hatches Battened and out of the worst of it
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Thanks Maximus yes a bit blowy indeed. Thinking of the guys further up the west.


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Just been looking at the Weather up North...50+ft Waves Sea State ...."Phenomenal"!!
Hoping all our Scotish Brethren are keeping the Hatches Battened and out of the worst of it
If it lands Oban, it may do a few m of 'improvements'.
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Just been up to Carlisle and back this aft pretty blowy over the tops
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Just been up to Carlisle and back this aft pretty blowy over the tops
Yeah I bet! .....St Kilda gusting to 145mph still some way to go though Mick
....Hope it's not that Bad in May
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Yeah I bet! .....St Kilda gusting to 145mph still some way to go though Mick

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Nipped up for Hannah mate looks like the screws have arrived thanks.
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Here's an article.
https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&so...J3OsB3Hwhh6UHw


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Ach ..its just a wee bit choppy water as yet

Hurricane Bawbag wiz much worse



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If it lands Oban, it may do a few m of 'improvements'.
Cheeky fooker .. bit of norovirus in your ice cream shops might clean out some dodgy traders down your way plus you are closer to ebola
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Weather bomb?

What the hell is this all about? Is it another Americanised term used to sensationalise a winter low pressure system?
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Weather bomb?

What the hell is this all about? Is it another Americanised term used to sensationalise a winter low pressure system?
I was told today that it was the Norwegians who invented it in the middle of last century. Presumably the press jumped on it though because its good headlines.
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but as said before "hurricane Bawbag" is better name !


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I was told today that it was the Norwegians who invented it in the middle of last century. Presumably the press jumped on it though because its good headlines.
Something lost...or possibly found in Translation?
Still you'd have to be pretty "Bomb proof" on St Kida yesterday!
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I was told today that it was the Norwegians who invented it in the middle of last century. Presumably the press jumped on it though because its good headlines.
Very good headlines - doubly so because the Beeb also got to run material explaining what it meant. I guess we should be grateful that they've stopped reporting "perfect storms". Journos - wasters, lazy and startlingly ignorant - either half drunk or coming down off last nights high... grrrr!
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Will I get from Lymington to Yarmouth tomorrow in this Bomb, Perfect Storm and Hooraycane Bawbag or am I chancing me arm?
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