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Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

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Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

I've already posted this on the Southport forum, but it will probably disappear to the forums room 101:

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1. Re: Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

A prime example of why long range weather forecasts should be taken with a pinch of salt!

Yes, it's drizzling with rain and it's a bit windy, but I can't see any reason why todays Southport Air Show was cancelled.

Visibility isn't perfect, but it's not affecting flights into and out of JLA!

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2. Re: Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

< A prime example of why long range weather forecasts should be taken with a pinch of salt! >

Most of the aircraft will have been coming from other areas of the country

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3. Re: Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

Okay, the Red Arrows only performed on Saturday at Southport Air Show, but they managed to do a fly past over the Great North Run in Newcastle this morning.

And the weather up there was a lot worse than down here on Merseyside!

If the Vulcan Bomber hadn't been grounded due to fuel tank problems there was nothing stopping it from performing at Southport and Dublin today - especially as it probably would have used Liverpool JLA as a base for the weekend like it did a couple of weeks ago.

Anyway, it's stopped raining here in south west Lancashire, and the wind is still a gentle breeze. ;-)

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4. Re: Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

Oh look!

The sun is now shining!

Perfect weather for an air show! ;-p

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5. Re: Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

Wind at Ainsdale , closest to Woodvale

Perhaps they used this site

windfinder.com/weatherforecast/ainsdale_beach

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6. Re: Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

I think the low cloudbase might have had more to do with the decision re today.I was playing cricket in Warrington yesterday and some of the (slower) aircraft in the show were routed across the sports complex where our match was in progress.Not the Red Arrows though.

7. Re: Southport Airshow cancelled - Sun 15th Sept

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