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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 4:46 am EST on Wednesday 8 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 10 July 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 in the Tasman Sea will extend a strengthening ridge along the east coast of Queensland through today and Thursday. The ridge will weaken on Friday as the high moves southeast towards New Zealand and weakens. A trough should move through southern waters on Saturday morning with westerly winds developing in its wake.

Forecast for Wednesday 8 July until midnight

Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots at times in the morning. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Forecast for Thursday 9 July

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Forecast for Friday 10 July

Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 4:46 am EST on Wednesday 8 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 10 July 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 Wednesday 8 July until midnight

Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times in the morning. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Forecast for Thursday 9 July

Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Forecast for Friday 10 July

Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the day then tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 8 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 10 July 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 Wednesday 8 July until midnight

Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Forecast for Thursday 9 July

Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knot. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Forecast for Friday 10 July

Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning then becoming variable during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm 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
06:39AM
EST
sunset
05:07PM
EST
moon rise
11:39PM
EST
moon set
10:59AM
EST
Moon is currently 62% illuminated Last quarter
Jul 09
New moon
Jul 16
First quarter
Jul 24
Full moon
Jul 31

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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. 08/09:30 SSE 28 34 16.4 1021.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 08/09:30 S 9 17 17.1 1023.2 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 08/09:30 S 16 23 16.9 1023.4 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 08/09:30 S 16 19 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 08/09:51 SSE 24 34 17.4 1022.9 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 08/09:30 S 11 15 16 1024 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 08/09:30 S 14 16 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 08/09:30 S 8 10 16.1 1024.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 08/09:30 S 11 13 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 08/09:30 S 15 20 17.7 1024.1 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 08/09:30 S 12 21 16.6 1024.5 0 0

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Time Ht (m)
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07.11 AM 0.34 Low
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07.11 PM 0.56 Low

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08.40 PM 0.67 Low

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07.13 AM 0.17 Low
01.35 PM 1.27 High
07.18 PM 0.40 Low

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