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by knotman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: High Tides in Venice
Replies: 7
Views: 595

Re: High Tides in Venice

Is such an acqua bassa common? When was the latest important 'acqua bassa'?

Really low tides are not a common phenomenon: before the “acqua bassa” of December 2016, the latest recorded “acqua bassa” happened in 2008, 8 years before.

Knotman
by knotman
Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: High Tides in Venice
Replies: 7
Views: 595

Re: High Tides in Venice

by knotman
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: High Tides in Venice
Replies: 7
Views: 595

Re: High Tides in Venice

Look up SEICHE. Standing waves {rocking motion} set up in elongated bays, closed at one end eg, Fundy , Adriatic,
by knotman
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: High Tides in Venice
Replies: 7
Views: 595

Re: High Tides in Venice

Believe it or not, Mr Walsh, I was in Venice this weekend observing first hand.
I have a picture which will answer all your questions as to the real cause of all this flooding.
.Will post ASAP.

PS: the locals were most worried about the wind direction.

Knotman .
by knotman
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any Blue Men in Irish waters...???
Replies: 0
Views: 1527

Any Blue Men in Irish waters...???

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_men_of_the_Minch

Any such legends in our waters, or do we have enough trouble with the " Three Tonns of Eireann" :o :o :o, without further strife from Blue Men....???? :lol: Sennen
by knotman
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lorenzo: where will I go next..?
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Lorenzo: where will I go next..?

Agreed. It's not just you Conor. Me too. Her name is Allison Chinchar I notice. Could she be descended from the Slapdashmuckity MacMuckity Muck Chinchars I wonder....? If so she should know better. :lol: :lol: Sennen PS: do the meteorologists not realise that Lorenzo will go where Trump says it will...
by knotman
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lorenzo: where will I go next..?
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Lorenzo: where will I go next..?

https://www.leinsterexpress.ie/video/la ... itain.html

Check out the last two minutes. Hopefully Lorenzo will "amplify". Sennen
by knotman
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: True and Magnetic North to align after 360 years.
Replies: 2
Views: 618

Re: True and Magnetic North to align after 360 years.

Dwalco: this site confirms what you say about Skerries. Even 26 degrees at one stage. https://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/historical_declination/ Just click on any isogonic line for an supposed accurate declination since 1590 ! Enjoy. Sennen PS: I recall, perhaps incorrectly, that a town called Eurek...