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Season 8 Race 6 Sepang - Weather

Discussion in 'Presto GP' started by Daniel Hansson, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. Gaaahhhh.....
    Sorry guys, but I forgot to post the first forecast. The weather hasn't slipped my mind, because I've been thinking and planning for the second forecast. I've just forgotten to post the first one. So sorry for that.

    Here is the first forecast (way too late, but anyway...) :

    The rain in Malaysia can be very heavy and hit frequently. The chance for rain during a session is 45 %. Showers are dominant, and can be as heavy as they can be. Since the rain cells are quite small there is also the possibility of the rain just brushing the circuit. Otherwise the shower usually lasts in the region of 15-40 minutes.

    The second forecast will be post tomorrow at 20 CEST, which is 18 GMT.

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    Thanks for being so forgiving mates :)

    Here is the second as promised:

    For all of the sessions we have a pretty high risk for showers. They are expected to be about 10-30 minutes long, and with heavy intensity.
     
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  2. Valerio Vinassa

    Valerio Vinassa
    PrestoGP Veteran

    :Dhahahaha no worry Daniel:)

    Thanks for the weather info
     
  3. Thanks Daniel :) Spicy forecast, bet Tim (and many others) will love it :)
     
  4. Jim Hawley

    Jim Hawley
    PrestoGP Veteran

    Thanks Dan

    Maybe this is the one! Guess what I'll be practicing tomorrow:cool: (putting up my teams gazebo:D)

    Jim
     
  5. Thank you Daniel,
    I hope for another wet-ish practice session. I very much enjoy[ed] running around on the track in wet/ damp conditions with the rest of the league even when it is not actual race conditions. A rare joy it was at Melbourne. :)

    I will go in "blank" ;)
     
  6. Valter Ostman

    Valter Ostman
    PrestoGP Veteran

    Thanks Daniel:D
     
  7. Reik Major

    Reik Major
    Premium Member

    thx very much Daniel and don't worry mate, the second forecast is the more important one. :)
     
  8. Should I open a wet practice server? I'll do that. Remember everyone, do not read anything from the weather in the practice server, as I have no more idea than you what to expect on Wednesday :)
     
  9. Jim Hawley

    Jim Hawley
    PrestoGP Veteran

    Can't see a wet server Nico?

    I've tried splashing about offline but its no fun on your own:(

    Actually.... I can't see any servers at all now:confused:

    Jim
     
  10. 5 min mate...

    I'll explain soon in this post :)

    Ok, the servers are opening now, one by one. The 2nd server I open will be wet
     
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  11. Thanks Daniel :)
     
  12. Sean Greenlaw

    Sean Greenlaw
    PrestoGP Veteran

    Thanks Dan :)
     
  13. Thanks for being so forgiving mates :)

    Here is the second as promised:

    For all of the sessions we have a pretty high risk for showers. They are expected to be about 10-30 minutes long, and with heavy intensity.
     
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  14. Thanks Daniel :)
     
  15. Valerio Vinassa

    Valerio Vinassa
    PrestoGP Veteran

    Thanks Daniel and Nico for server:) I need slide around the track because never happened to me:rolleyes::D
     
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  16. Jim Hawley

    Jim Hawley
    PrestoGP Veteran

    Nico

    Did you say the server we were on tonight was 70% wet? if so for me it was deffo full wets and still difficult enough, earlier I tried inters on the same server and could not get them warmer than 150f (sorry I'm in old money) and was 4 secs slower than on full wets


    Jim
     
  17. Tim McIver

    Tim McIver
    PrestoGP Veteran Premium Member

    Thanks Dan, Tim does love it. I'm on holidays on the great barrier reef, but I'm flying home in a few hours, I'll be ready, though a little weary! See you soon.
     
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  18. Reik Major

    Reik Major
    Premium Member

    If 70% wet means "condition=70.00" like you'd find it in the weather.txt then it could only have been damp or very light rain, so even inters should be too hot after a while.

    Maybe he talked about a value being read out by his telemetry tool? I'm not sure where those different telemetry tools take their values from (like on path wettnes or off path, and so on...).
     
  19. Reik Major

    Reik Major
    Premium Member

    Man, would you please pay me (and my wife and my son :)) a flight to Australia and back!? I'm sooooo jealous.....

    Edit: I think it would only make sence if you also pay for a diving lesson then. :)