water level at weekend???

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water level at weekend???

Post by Ricks-Freestyle-Mind » Tue Jan 10, 2006 6:24 pm

Hi guys

Does any one know of the 'predicted' water level for weekend???

Will it be a gooden'

Rick

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Post by Tom_Laws » Tue Jan 10, 2006 8:02 pm

Where?

N Wales is very wet at the moment!

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Post by Ricks-Freestyle-Mind » Tue Jan 10, 2006 8:07 pm

Anywhere, where ever is wettest!

Most likely the lakes or n wales
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Post by Grumpy Fisherman » Tue Jan 10, 2006 9:41 pm

Doubt there will be too much water in the Lakes... 1-2mm max for Thurs / Fri Sat according to metcheck.

Edit - they do seem to say that there is flooding at the moment, though.

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Post by meatballs » Wed Jan 11, 2006 12:42 am

mendipmammoth wrote:Where?

N Wales is very wet at the moment!

Tom
Hmmm, Vicars and Tarts party, or paddling... I really hope I can find someone to come out and play with me!
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Post by meatballs » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:12 am

Hmm, only a little rain predicted for thursday friday in wales now. What are the chances of stuff still being runnable by sat?
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Post by JMT » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:19 am

Plenty of water in the North Lakes today, but not looking too good for the weekend, so far.
Keep pushing for fair access to all rivers (or better still, just go and paddle them!).

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Post by James F » Wed Jan 11, 2006 10:18 am

the Dart is currently up - we're heading there this weekend.

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Post by Adrian Cooper » Wed Jan 11, 2006 10:50 am

Well James, we'll see you there. We have a club trip scheduled.

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Post by meatballs » Wed Jan 11, 2006 12:10 pm

I guess devon could be good, can always fall back on the surf :)
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Post by richard e » Thu Jan 12, 2006 9:30 am

Kent was v high on Wed and will be ok for a couple of days, the Leven is really high with the flood gates open and i'd guess that will be the case till Monday now (nobody seems to shut tham at the weekend!).

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Post by 'Whiskers » Thu Jan 12, 2006 10:18 am

How's North Wales looking now? And where do you go to find this stuff out...?!!?!
never stop exploring...

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Post by richard e » Thu Jan 12, 2006 10:29 am

Paddled the Leven this morning on the way to work, also see Kent and Crake on the way in. Cant help you with Wales though! Anybody else do a similar journey to work in wales??

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Post by ianjohn » Thu Jan 12, 2006 10:35 am

It should still be raining later today and again for most of tomorrow in North Wales according to the BBC.

Try the following links to help you chase rain clouds

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/ukweather/wales/rain.shtml
http://www.metcheck.com
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Post by Ricks-Freestyle-Mind » Thu Jan 12, 2006 5:44 pm

Hi guys

I will be most likely to be up at the lakes then, probably do the Lune & Kent. I understand that the lune gets washed out at very high levels. Would it be washed out this weekend???

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Post by Ricks-Freestyle-Mind » Thu Jan 12, 2006 7:48 pm

Hi Guys

Thanks for your info.

Have been wondering about the Tryweryn above the damn! Understand it needs alot of water? Is thier better rivers to paddle when the waters high enough or is it a great creeking trip? Never seen it so just heard about it??? Understand thiers a portage on it??Any info anyone?

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Post by Paula_V » Fri Jan 13, 2006 11:00 am

What are the dart levels looking like??

There's heavy rain forecast on metcheck - will that be enough to make the upper etc runnable?

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Post by Grumpy Fisherman » Fri Jan 13, 2006 12:22 pm

Ricks-Freestyle-Mind wrote:Hi guys

I will be most likely to be up at the lakes then, probably do the Lune & Kent. I understand that the lune gets washed out at very high levels. Would it be washed out this weekend???

Rick
Hi Rick--

It takes a LOT of water to really wash out the Lune. If you do the Kent first, and its absolutely tonking (the first gorge section turns into a ma-hoo-sive wave train - great fun, and Force Falls starts looking decidedly sketchy), the Lune will probably be boily and horrible - If thats the case the Clough might be worth a run.

Hope you get some water!

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Post by Simon Westgarth » Fri Jan 13, 2006 12:25 pm

Metcheck are predicting 20mm overnight, last Wednesday's rain was 16mm and the Dart was just at the foot of the steps, so be prepared for Saturday action and Sunday cruising.

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Post by Paula_V » Fri Jan 13, 2006 2:02 pm

oh for f**ks sake

Now metcheck has changed its mind again... 12mm over night if you look at the 48 hour forecast.

I have to decide by 3pm !

i wonder if that's enough to make things runnable it really depends on the base level though i guess...

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Post by buck197 » Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:52 pm

Not wishing to be the bringer of bad tidings but next to no rain Thursday & Friday in West Devon and looking at Webcam, we need a major fall overnight tonight or Saturday to get the Dart in good nick.

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Post by Chris W » Fri Jan 13, 2006 7:00 pm

Quite why I don't know, but metcheck's forecasting far more rain in South Wales (30 mm plus) than anywhere else.

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Post by dartphotos » Fri Jan 13, 2006 9:20 pm

Raining nice and heavily here on the loop at the moment with Metcheck forecasting 15mm overnight.
I think you'll have a good Saturday. I'll be out at Triple Falls noon-2 if its not pissing down then.
Have a good one,
John

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