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Double Island Point to Point Danger & Moreton Bay

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Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

Issued at 3:51 pm EST on Monday 25 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 28 May 2015.

Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300-360-427* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia extends a firm ridge across Queensland. The high will weaken as its moves slowly east across the Tasman Sea during the next few days.

Forecast for Monday 25 May until midnight

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 26 May

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Forecast for Wednesday 27 May

Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Forecast for Thursday 28 May

Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Tuesday.

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 25 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 28 May 2015.

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300-360-427* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Forecast for Monday 25 May until midnight

Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Tuesday 26 May

Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Forecast for Wednesday 27 May

Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Forecast for Thursday 28 May

Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Tuesday.

Moreton Bay

Issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 25 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 28 May 2015.

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300-360-427* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Forecast for Monday 25 May until midnight

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 26 May

Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Wednesday 27 May

Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Thursday 28 May

Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Tuesday.

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Sun and moon data

Brisbane sunrise and sunset times and moon phases

Sunrise Sunset Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
sunrise
06:26AM
EST
sunset
05:03PM
EST
moon rise
11:49AM
EST
moon set
11:33PM
EST
Moon is currently 36% illuminated First quarter
May 26
Full moon
Jun 03
Last quarter
Jun 10
New moon
Jun 17

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Current weather

Location Date/Time Wind (knots) Temp Barometer Rain (mm)
Dir Spd Gust (deg C) (hpa) 9am 10pm
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
94.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Double Island Pt. 25/16:30 SSE 21 24 20.1 1026.8 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 25/16:30 S 5 9 20.3 1027.6 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 25/16:30 SE 9 12 19.8 1027.5 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 25/16:30 ESE 11 13 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 25/16:30 ESE 15 18 19.8 1027.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 25/16:30 SSE 9 10 20.1 1028.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 25/16:30 SE 11 13 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 25/16:30 SE 7 10 20.3 1028.5 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 25/16:30 SSE 11 13 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 25/16:30 SSE 15 19 20.2 1028.5 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 25/16:30 S 7 13 19.3 1028.4 0.2 0

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Time Ht (m)
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02.00 PM 1.22 High
07.32 PM 0.74 Low

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01.09 AM 1.39 High
07.58 AM 0.42 Low
02.12 PM 1.05 High
07.33 PM 0.58 Low

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