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Old 12-12-2004, 09:53 PM
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Default So that's what happened to Lake Worth

More specifically what happened to the NWS anemometer station on Lake Worth Pier?


Lake Worth Station, a long time wind report standby for SE Florida is down. (From ikitesurf.com )


Well, today I saw first person why it might be down.


The anenometer setup is that "rabbit ears" looking contraption at the outer end of the pier. Well that seems to be intact but three to four spans of the pier have been washed away.



Yes, those missing sections of pile supported pier structure may have something to do with loss of power and signal from the station.

I understand the pier washed away during Hurricane Frances shown below slamming into Florida.


From: http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/


They have estimated repairs to be about $2 M USD. I hope it comes off soon for the locals and for the restoration of this useful wind station on the SE coast.
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Default So that's what happened to Lake Worth

More specifically what happened to the NWS anemometer station on Lake Worth Pier?


Lake Worth Station, a long time wind report standby for SE Florida is down. (From ikitesurf.com )


Well, today I saw first person why it might be down.


The anenometer setup is that "rabbit ears" looking contraption at the outer end of the pier. Well that seems to be intact but three to four spans of the pier have been washed away.



Yes, those missing sections of pile supported pier structure may have something to do with loss of power and signal from the station.

I understand the pier washed away during Hurricane Frances shown below slamming into Florida.


From: http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/


They have estimated repairs to be about $2 M USD. I hope it comes off soon for the locals and for the restoration of this useful wind station on the SE coast.
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Old 12-12-2004, 10:37 PM
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Bummer!

The waves look nice there.
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Bummer!

The waves look nice there.
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Old 12-13-2004, 06:21 PM
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Yes, the surf was good on Sunday.











This guy is launching a new sport, board racing. The board won this round, but next time!
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Yes, the surf was good on Sunday.











This guy is launching a new sport, board racing. The board won this round, but next time!
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