Tedderfield Weather: 9 - 10 February 2013

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Tedderfield Weather: 9 - 10 February 2013

Postby John.com » Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:30 pm

Pre-Report Comment: I am doing a special weather report for Tedderfield for those aviators flying in for the weekend!

Out-of-Five Rating: Saturday vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Sunday vhpy vhpy vhpy ##



Tedderfield Weather for the Weekend of Sat 9 – Sun 10 February, 2013

Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather report is for Tedderfield (26°21'9.00"S 27°58'8.00"E), an airstrip on the southern side of Johannesburg - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:


Firstly, the WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 06.02.2013 @ 20h00:
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - Weather Radar 13.02.06 20h00.jpg
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: High-level and low-level cloud moving up over the interior, which is predicted over much of Gauteng from late on Thursday onwards, including the weekend.


Now, TEDDERFIELD WEATHER (courtesy of WindGuru):
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - WindGuru - 1.png
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Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - WindGuru - 2.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘1800m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3400m/11155ft altitude)


Saturday 9th February:

Wind: NNE 5-7 knots decreasing to N 3-3 knots later in the day.
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 15-28C
Cloud Cover: Very little low level cloud about
Precipitation: No

Comments: A GREAT day for flying! vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy


Sunday 10th February:

Wind: N 4-5 knots decreasing to WNW 2-3 knots later in the day.
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 15-26C
Cloud Cover: Yes, low level cloud, especially later in the afternoon - DO EXERCISE CARE!
Precipitation: Yes, later in the afternoon.

Comments: Not as great as Saturday but still a good day for flying! vhpy vhpy vhpy ##


CAUTIONARY: Watch out for the possibility of low cloud on Sunday, especially later in the afternoon!

Special Note: Please make careful note of the Tedderfield circuit as shown below!
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - WindGuru - 3.jpg

Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)

SA Weather and Disaster Observation Service: http://sawdis1.blogspot.com/


Safe Skies! (-)

John.com


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Re: Tedderfield Weather: 9 - 10 February 2013

Postby John.com » Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:21 am

Pre-Report Comment: Great news! The weather is still looking great, if not improving!

Out-of-Five Rating: Saturday vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Sunday vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy ##



Tedderfield Weather for the Weekend of Sat 9 – Sun 10 February, 2013

Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather guide is for Tedderfield (26°21'9.00"S 27°58'8.00"E), an airstrip on the southern side of Johannesburg - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:


Firstly, the WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 08.02.2013 @ 08h00:
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - Weather Radar 13.02.08 08h00.jpg
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: Clear skies prevailing although some low-level cloud is predicted to form over the weekend, particularly on Sunday afternoon.


Now, TEDDERFIELD WEATHER (courtesy of WindGuru):
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - WindGuru - 4.png
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - WindGuru - 4.png (61.74 KiB) Viewed 8419 times
(click on image to enlarge)
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - WindGuru - 5.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘1800m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3400m/11155ft altitude)


Saturday 9th February:

Wind: N 3-5 knots increasing to N 7-7 knots later in the day (note CROSS-WIND conditions)
High-Level Winds: No (slight in early hours but 8-10 knot only)
Temperatures: 14-28C
Cloud Cover: Possibly of some low-level cloud later in the afternoon
Precipitation: No

Comments: A GREAT day for flying! vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy


Sunday 10th February:

Wind: N 4-7 knots increasing to NNW 6-8 knots later in the day (note CROSS-WIND conditions)
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 16-25C
Cloud Cover: Yes, low level cloud, worsening later in the afternoon - DO EXERCISE CARE!
Precipitation: Yes, later in the afternoon.

Comments: Not as great as Saturday but still a good day for flying! vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy ##


CAUTIONARY: Watch out for the possibility of low cloud on Sunday, especially later in the afternoon!

Special Note: Please make careful note of the Tedderfield circuit as shown below!
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - WindGuru - 3.jpg
DOWNLOAD YOUR IN-FLIGHT GUIDE FOR TEDDERFIELD APPROACHES HERE . . . . .

Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)

SA Weather and Disaster Observation Service: http://sawdis1.blogspot.com/


Safe Skies! (-)

John.com


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ZU-BST (the Beautiful Seductive Temptress)
Magaliesberg, South Africa
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Re: Tedderfield Weather: 9 - 10 February 2013

Postby John.com » Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:28 pm

WEATHER RADAR UPDATE

WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 08.02.2013 @ 20h00:
Weather - Tedderfield - 13.02.09-10 - Weather Radar 13.02.08 20h00.jpg
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: Cloud moving in over parts of Gauteng, which is expected to worsen by Sunday afternoon. TAKE SPECIAL CARE! ##
John Comley
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