It’s been a wet February, particularly in North Eastern NSW.
Walking by the coast yesterday was a bracing experience, to say the least. I think I actually caught a glimpse of conditions when they were in somewhat of a lull, but I was reminded why the rocky outcrop off Coogee is called Wedding Cake Island.
My principal reason for posting this was just to experiment a little with video and my new Blue condenser microphone.
The odd thing about the weather was that a low swung in off the lower Coral Sea, behaving like a tropical cyclone and moving largely against the usual west to east movement of pressure cells. While it wasn’t particularly intense, like a lot of east coast depressions, it brought squally conditions, even a small tornado to the coast south of Sydney, at Kiama. Elsewhere it brought flash floods
Further north near Kempsey a flood surge today brought more substantial flooding to the Macleay River which has spilled over a levee designed to prevent flooding the CBD. Several homes close to the civic centre have already been inundated.
As an after thought, here’s the synoptic chart for Saturday.