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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 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 5 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 8 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 surface trough will enter western Queensland on Tuesday and move rapidly east, contracting off the southern coast during Wednesday morning. Another trough will most likely develop over far southern Queensland waters late on Wednesday before shifting north on Thursday. A high over southwestern Australia will extend a ridge into southern Queensland waters in the wake of the trough on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday 5 May until midnight

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Wednesday 6 May

Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Weather: 20% chance of a shower in the early morning. Sunny day.

Forecast for Thursday 7 May

Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Friday 8 May

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 3:59 pm EST on Tuesday 5 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 8 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 Tuesday 5 May until midnight

Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Wednesday 6 May

Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Weather: 20% chance of a shower in the early morning. Sunny day.

Forecast for Thursday 7 May

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Friday 8 May

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 3:59 pm EST on Tuesday 5 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 8 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 Tuesday 5 May until midnight

Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Wednesday 6 May

Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Sunny.

Forecast for Thursday 7 May

Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Forecast for Friday 8 May

Winds: Southerly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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

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Sun and moon data

Brisbane sunrise and sunset times and moon phases

Sunrise Sunset Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
sunrise
06:15AM
EST
sunset
05:14PM
EST
moon rise
6:11PM
EST
moon set
6:53AM
EST
Moon is currently 100% illuminated Last quarter
May 11
New moon
May 18
First quarter
May 26
Full moon
Jun 03

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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. 05/16:30 NE 5 8 24.5 1010.8 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 05/16:30 NNE 7 10 24 1010.4 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 05/16:30 NNE 9 11 23.8 1010.2 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 05/16:30 NNE 8 9 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 05/16:30 NNE 7 10 22.8 1010.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 05/16:30 NNE 10 12 23.7 1010.2 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 05/16:30 N 9 11 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 05/16:30 NNE 9 11 23.1 1010 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 05/16:30 NNE 9 11 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 05/16:30 N 12 14 24.5 1009.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 05/16:30 N 12 15 24.1 1009.5 0 0

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Time Ht (m)
02.42 AM 0.62 Low
08.26 AM 1.70 High
02.27 PM 0.47 Low
09.00 PM 2.04 High

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Time Ht (m)
02.48 AM 0.45 Low
08.33 AM 1.52 High
02.34 PM 0.28 Low
09.09 PM 1.88 High

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Time Ht (m)
04.27 AM 0.54 Low
10.03 AM 2.02 High
04.16 PM 0.40 Low
10.37 PM 2.43 High

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Time Ht (m)
02.56 AM 0.27 Low
08.49 AM 1.31 High
02.37 PM 0.19 Low
09.21 PM 1.66 High

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