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Simular winds to yesterday here if not slightly stronger, gusts up to around 65-70kmh.
The mid week system still looking significant, the low in the southern ocean is predicted to be 940hpa. So it will be dragging that warm air right across the Tasman.
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Three days in and four days to go till these gales subside. They have been very strong at times but nothing damaging, thankfully
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A break from cooler gales of the last few days overnight, now the winds are back but much warmer.
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Apparently I heard that strong winds blew the verandah off the Otira railway station or it became dislodged. #-o
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Probably the windiest it’s been here at the moment since this westerly period began late last week. We’ve been fortunate to miss the worst of it so far.
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I see SH8 is shut around Twizel due to "multiple powerlines down" . I presume that's wind related
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Yet its been a light wind day here, but the strong stuff must be on its way
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Not much wind here so far today but I see the NWwinds are fanning a vegetation fire down Waimate way.
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Apparently MS's Dunedin radar site on Lamb Hill (316m asl) recorded a gust of 245 km/h today... 8-o
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Interesting to see maximum gusts of wind for today, Monday the 2nd of October?
Geraldine is usually sheltered by the wind but there were one or two powerful NW gusts came through this afternoon.
It can be calm or a light breeze here, when the Levels/RPA AWS station can show a strong NW or west and a SW or southerly breeze.
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I was at Sugar Loaf during the strong NW winds early afternoon on the 2nd of October. Winds were 60 - 90km/h sustained and the highest gust I got on my handheld was 118km/h
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Quite windy here this morning around dawn. Some branches snapped off.
Wind eased during the morning but the occasional gust coming through especially up country.
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Quite a number of go arounds at Wellington Airport today. Issue was with the up to 15 knot crosswinds (I have a scanner so can listen to the Air Traffic Control Tower as they chat to the planes on approach).

A couple of videos I managed to get of VERY last-minute aborts that I had posted to "twitter" ;P earlier.

Chch to Wellington A320 (diverted to Auckland after 2 attempts):
https://x.com/Rosspnz/status/1717309869978714278?s=20

Hamilton to Wellington ATR (returned to Hamilton after 2 attempts):
https://x.com/Rosspnz/status/1717332933420487043?s=20
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Must be bad round Kaikoura SH1 closed due to adverse weather and trees across roads in "multiple location's"
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BeaconHill wrote: Thu 26/10/2023 17:29 Quite a number of go arounds at Wellington Airport today. Issue was with the up to 15 knot crosswinds (I have a scanner so can listen to the Air Traffic Control Tower as they chat to the planes on approach).

A couple of videos I managed to get of VERY last-minute aborts that I had posted to "twitter" ;P earlier.

Chch to Wellington A320 (diverted to Auckland after 2 attempts):
https://x.com/Rosspnz/status/1717309869978714278?s=20

Hamilton to Wellington ATR (returned to Hamilton after 2 attempts):
https://x.com/Rosspnz/status/1717332933420487043?s=20
Singapore Airlines into CHC this morning was struck by lightning and the return leg was cancelled. Engineers still working to fix the aircraft now.
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Interestingly windy here today with the SW.
A bit of a SW here today, nothing much to 'write home about' but driving to Timaru early this afternoon, the SW was quite gusty at times and returning home there was not much wind at all. We can be a bit of a sheltered spot here.
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