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by Burst Boiler
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: XC Weather and the coming storm . . .
Replies: 10
Views: 2581

Re: XC Weather and the coming storm . . .

Its a characteristic of the GFS model used by XC (and most of the free forecast sites), but its a real pain for passage planning. The French meteo-consult.co.uk site has a Compare Models function that shows what the GFS, Arpege and their own model predicts. GFS is often out of agreement with the oth...
by Burst Boiler
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Interesting plans from Calmac
Replies: 11
Views: 3498

Re: Interesting plans from Calmac

The "road bridges" idea would mean large spikes in traffic using roads unable to carry the current levels. The single track section approaching Tobermory would be blocked as traffic off the Tobermory arrival heading east for Craignure met those off the Craignure arrival headed for Tober. T...
by Burst Boiler
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Any news from the west?
Replies: 17
Views: 6305

Re: Any news from the west?

Lochboisdale - decent pontoons with water and power. Nice shower block with good laundry. WiFi range doesn't reach all pontoons. Small cafe in a portacabin. Diesel supposedly available by giving cans to "Donald" who fills them, but after three days of asking him and being assured they woul...

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