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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 4:45 am EST on Thursday 24 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 26 July 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 high over the southwestern Tasman Sea will move slowly east, extending a ridge northwards along the Queensland east coast. A trough will move slowly eastwards across southern inland Queensland on Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for Thursday 24 July until midnight

Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around dawn.

Forecast for Friday 25 July

Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.

Forecast for Saturday 26 July

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.

Weather: Late showers, possible thunderstorm.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Thursday.

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 4:46 am EST on Thursday 24 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 26 July 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 Thursday 24 July until midnight

Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.

Forecast for Friday 25 July

Winds: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.

Forecast for Saturday 26 July

Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Isolated showers, possible thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Thursday.

Moreton Bay

Issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 24 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 26 July 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 Thursday 24 July until midnight

Winds: South to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres.

Forecast for Friday 25 July

Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Saturday 26 July

Winds: Northwest to Northeast winds about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Possible late shower or thunderstorm.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm 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 New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
sunrise
06:34AM
EST
sunset
05:15PM
EST
moon rise
4:05AM
EST
moon set
3:03PM
EST
Moon is currently 13% illuminated New moon
Jul 27
First quarter
Aug 04
Full moon
Aug 11
Last quarter
Aug 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. 24/11:30 S 14 17 18.4 1022.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 24/11:30 E 6 10 20.3 1022.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 24/11:30 ESE 7 9 21.3 1022.4 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 24/11:30 S 7 8 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 24/11:30 E 11 15 20.7 1022.6 - -
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 24/11:30 SSE 6 7 19.5 1022.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 24/11:30 SSE 8 9 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 24/11:30 SE 7 10 20.1 1022.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 24/11:30 SSW 5 6 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 24/11:30 SSE 8 10 21.2 1023.1 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 24/11:30 NE 6 10 21 1023.4 0 0

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Time Ht (m)
12.40 AM 0.65 Low
06.16 AM 1.43 High
12.19 PM 0.42 Low
06.53 PM 1.91 High

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Time Ht (m)
12.42 AM 0.54 Low
06.13 AM 1.28 High
12.17 PM 0.30 Low
06.52 PM 1.77 High

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Time Ht (m)
02.08 AM 0.63 Low
07.42 AM 1.74 High
01.45 PM 0.41 Low
08.15 PM 2.34 High

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Time Ht (m)
12.49 AM 0.35 Low
06.29 AM 1.07 High
12.12 PM 0.21 Low
07.02 PM 1.57 High

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