Category: Weather

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Riding in the Welsh Hills

It may have been sub-zero temperatures, but with the sun shining and a recently serviced bike it would have been rude not to head out into the Welsh hills. There was a vicious wind blowing at Ynyslas, with gusts up to 60 knots but as soon as I was away from Ynyslas and on my...

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An Icy Ride

A strange weekend this weekend as Christmas is nearly here and I have all of next week off work. But Anna and Morgan are at work and school right up until and including the 22nd December. That means that their first official day of holiday is Christmas Day itself! It also meant that the weekend...

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Fun in the Snow

After a quick trip back from Bluestone at the weekend we couldn’t wait to get out and play in the snow. There was plenty in the hills around Aberystwyth so we didn’t have to go far to find it. Morgan and I donned our snow-gear, dug the snow-board out of the shed and headed off to the...

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Storm Brian

Hot on the heels of Ex-Hurricane Ophelia and we have Storm Brian. Not the remnants of a hurricane this time but just a ‘normal’ autumnal storm. Still with winds exceeding 60mph though and West Wales was in for a battering. If anything this was going to be worse than Ophelia as it coincided with Spring...

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Windsurfing in a Proper Autumnal Blow

It’s been a fairly windy summer really but we’ve had a proper taste of autumn this weekend. Heavy rain at times, lower temperatures and plenty of wind associated with a proper autumnal low pressure. Nothing to do with Hurricane Gert which is still on the other side of the Atlantic, but decent winds for windsurfing...

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Summer Sailing at Home

After a busy weekend away in North Wales Surf Skiing, Mountain Biking and Running along the Coast Path it was nice to be back at home. The busyness continued of course and summer was being kind to us. Wall to wall sunshine on Monday had me out mowing the lawn and gardening once the indoor...

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Soaring Temperatures on the Beach

It’s certainly been hot here the past couple of days. The temperature from the weather station topped out at 27.7ºC yesterday and today that has been beaten with a temperature of 28.1ºC. What a horrible day for spending some after-school time on the beach! I still have the lurgy though so no playing in the water...

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Making the most of the Summer

The forecast for the weekend wasn’t great, butt summer seems to have stayed with us and I’ve been making the most of it! Nothing new there! Gravel Pits Friday evening was spent at the gravel pits in Cwm Rheidol with Aber Kayakers and the the Scouts. The all got on really well with their kayaking and...

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Early Morning Surf Ski at Ynyslas

What a lovely day for an early morning surf ski at Ynyslas. The sun was rising in the east, the Moon was setting in the west. The sea was flat calm but there was a fairly strong Easterly wind blowing down the estuary. This is only set to get stronger as Ivor our local katabatic...

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Spring Skies at Ynyslas

It was such a nice day yesterday but I was stuck at work. So, come the evening I couldn’t resist walking to Scouts rather than getting in the car. So, here’s a couple of photos from the beach last night. Lovely Spring Skies. Things weren’t looking too shabby in the garden at sunrise either – as...

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