Obligatory weather topic

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Re: Obligatory weather topic

Postby suicidal_orange » Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:23 pm

Black Wizard wrote:
slayerslays wrote:I just noticed that the Saturday forecast is for up to 49mph south-westerly winds in the afternoon. Anyone who was at BOA the last time there was some of these winds might have not so fond memories.
Remember to put your tent up with the door facing away from the wind direction.
https://www.netweather.tv/weather-forec ... on-Trent/4

Good call. I wouldn't have thought of that. All I need to do is get my bearings tomorrow. Maybe I'll bring a compass.

Is the map standard with North at the top or would that be too easy?

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Re: Obligatory weather topic

Postby Black Wizard » Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:32 pm

suicidal_orange wrote:Is the map standard with North at the top or would that be too easy?

The Bloodstock Map definitely does not have north at the top or indicate which direction is north. Something to request for next year I suppose.

Thinking about where I camped last year, the buses dropped us off east of where I was so I can use that as a reference point. Strong winds are expected to come from the south and south-west, so face your door to the north.

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Re: Obligatory weather topic

Postby Dunning » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:56 pm

I *think* I’m right in saying that if you were to be standing on the path in the middle of Midgard, then north would be roughly towards the main stage? As a rough guide for those who don’t have a compass to hand.

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Re: Obligatory weather topic

Postby WorMzy » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:00 pm

Yep, here's the real world map:
https://maps.app.goo.gl/z1hsjNFijdtd17Hw6

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Re: Obligatory weather topic

Postby Gandalf the Red » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:29 pm

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