next step in when to go boating?

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next step in when to go boating?

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So first we had river levels on the internet, now we have forecasts on the internet. Only in beta currently and hand full of sites - a few listed below but there is a few more. It is beta so No guarantee of anything staying up or working but its likely at some point in the future the whole of the environment agencies flood forecasts will be available with the same standards of service as river levels.


River Greta at Greta bridge https://flood-warning-information.servi ... ation/5060
River Cocker at South Street Footbridge https://flood-warning-information.servi ... ation/5128
River Derwent at Kingfisher, Cockermouth https://flood-warning-information.servi ... ation/5181
River Calder at Hebden Bridge https://flood-warning-information.servi ... ation/8097
River Irwell at Irwell Vale https://flood-warning-information.servi ... ation/8097

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Aggregating forecast data with current levels has got to be the way forward, and should keep writers of algorithms entertained for a while.

As well as the links above, the graph on "Is The Dart Running" offers a handy attempt at prediction too:

http://isthedartrunning.co.uk/graph.html

The gauge seems to be out of action today though, as it's not on River App either at the moment...

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So I have a kind of theory that when a weather site predicts 25mm we get vastly less, more like 5mm. Today we had forecast 5mm and we get almost 25mm. It’s what makes boating interesting, we follow the gauges, forecasts and look for any signs of water. Love it
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Now this is getting interesting!

Love this shiv.

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My mother swears by thistle dew.

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morsey wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:45 pm
My mother swears by thistle dew.
some fly-by-night web service - no doubt they are using Met Office data and puddle updates from the data lake......

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