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Hurricane Season

The first couple of hurricanes of the season have started spinning in the south west corner of the Atlantic. Hurricane Bertha managed to spin in to the mid Atlantic and created some decent windsurfable waves in Cornwall but nothing particularly large. The preceding over-hyped media storm was certainly bigger.

Now brewing just off the Florida pan handle is the nicely named Hurricane Cristobal, looking very pleasant in this graphic. Winds up to 60mph will see some decent size waves created, though  more likely for the east coast of America than the UK at present.

If this system spins into the mid Atlantic as the current forecast predicts, we could have some really decent waves next weekend. If it heads directly to the UK, we could have some particularly unpleasant weather.

Storms, massive waves and howling winds on a weekend in the UK?  What are the chances of that happening?


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