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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 Wednesday 1 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 4 October 2014.

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 move north through southern waters during tonight and tomorrow morning. A high pressure system will move over slowly over southeastern Australia during the next few days extending a ridge into southern waters.

Forecast for Wednesday 1 October until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sunshine Coast Waters

Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots shifting southeasterly 25 to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1 to 2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Forecast for Thursday 2 October

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Sunshine Coast Waters

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.

Forecast for Friday 3 October

Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.

Forecast for Saturday 4 October

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 3:51 pm EST on Wednesday 1 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 4 October 2014.

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 Wednesday 1 October until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots shifting southeasterly 25 to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 3 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.

Forecast for Thursday 2 October

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then becoming easterly about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then tending south to southeasterly 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.

Forecast for Friday 3 October

Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.

Forecast for Saturday 4 October

Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 3:51 pm EST on Wednesday 1 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 4 October 2014.

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 Wednesday 1 October until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Moreton Bay

Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots shifting southeasterly 25 to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.

Forecast for Thursday 2 October

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then becoming easterly about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.

Forecast for Friday 3 October

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon then tending northerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Saturday 4 October

Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.

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

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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
05:28AM
EST
sunset
05:48PM
EST
moon rise
10:19AM
EST
moon set
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EST
Moon is currently 36% illuminated First quarter
Oct 02
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Oct 08
Last quarter
Oct 16
New moon
Oct 24

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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. 01/19:30 NW 15 18 20.5 1014.8 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 01/19:30 N 6 9 22 1013.9 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 01/19:30 NNW 5 7 20.2 1013.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 01/19:30 ESE 23 30 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 01/19:42 SSE 22 30 20.7 1015.8 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 01/19:30 SSE 26 36 21.4 1015.6 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 01/19:30 SSE 28 33 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 01/19:30 SE 14 24 21.1 1016.1 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 01/19:30 SSE 31 39 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 01/19:30 S 27 34 20.5 1017.6 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 01/19:30 S 17 27 20.2 1018.6 0 0

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07.56 PM 0.35 Low

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