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Double Island Point to Point Danger & Moreton Bay

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Updated Sunshine Coast Waters: Double Island Point to Cape Moreton

Issued at 4:28 pm EST on Friday 31 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 3 November 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 weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east coast. Northerly winds will freshen over southern waters as a surface trough moves east over the interior of the state on Saturday. The trough and an associated southeasterly wind change will move north through southern Queensland waters during Sunday. A new high will then move east into the Tasman Sea during Monday.

Forecast for Friday 31 October until midnight

Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Saturday 1 November

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Sunshine Coast Waters

Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the evening.

Forecast for Sunday 2 November

Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then shifting southeasterly in the late morning. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 3 November

Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning easterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening. Weather: Cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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

Updated Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 4:28 pm EST on Friday 31 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 3 November 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 Friday 31 October until midnight

Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore early this evening.

Forecast for Saturday 1 November

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Forecast for Sunday 2 November

Winds: North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots shifting southerly in the morning then tending southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Forecast for Monday 3 November

Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning easterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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

Updated Moreton Bay

Issued at 4:28 pm EST on Friday 31 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 3 November 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 Friday 31 October until midnight

Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far north. Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southern bay early this evening.

Forecast for Saturday 1 November

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Moreton Bay

Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday. Weather: Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Forecast for Sunday 2 November

Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots before dawn then shifting southeasterly in the morning. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the far north during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Forecast for Monday 3 November

Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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

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Sunrise Sunset Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
sunrise
04:58AM
EST
sunset
06:05PM
EST
moon rise
11:13AM
EST
moon set
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EST
Moon is currently 46% illuminated Full moon
Nov 07
Last quarter
Nov 15
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Nov 22
First quarter
Nov 29

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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. 31/18:30 N 17 23 22.9 1014.8 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 31/18:30 N 10 14 23.5 1014.5 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 31/18:30 N 15 19 23.1 1014.4 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 31/18:30 N 17 22 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 31/18:30 N 18 24 22.7 1014.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 31/18:30 N 23 27 24 1014.2 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 31/18:30 NE 22 26 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 31/18:30 N 18 25 23.6 1014.2 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 31/18:30 N 17 20 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 31/18:30 N 13 16 23.1 1014.2 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 31/18:30 N 11 15 23 1014.6 0 0

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