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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 3:50 pm EST on Friday 24 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 27 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 high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east coast. This high will shift east towards New Zealand over the next few days, maintaining a weak ridge along the east Queensland coast. A trough over the southeastern interior of Queensland will remain slow moving over the next few days with northerly winds over far southern waters freshening over the weekend.

Forecast for Friday 24 October until midnight

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres. Weather: Clear.

Forecast for Saturday 25 October

Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning and reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Sunday 26 October

Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Weather: Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Monday 27 October

Winds: Northerly 20 to 30 knots. Seas: 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Weather: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 24 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 27 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 Friday 24 October until midnight

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Clear.

Forecast for Saturday 25 October

Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning and reaching up to 25 knots at times during the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Sunday 26 October

Winds: Northerly 20 to 25 knots. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Weather: Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Monday 27 October

Winds: Northerly 25 to 30 knots. Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 24 October 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 27 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 Friday 24 October until midnight

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Clear.

Forecast for Saturday 25 October

Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the northern bay in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Weather: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Sunday 26 October

Winds: Northerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far north. Weather: Sunny morning. 20% chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Monday 27 October

Winds: Northerly 20 to 30 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% 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.

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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
05:04AM
EST
sunset
06:01PM
EST
moon rise
5:07AM
EST
moon set
6:18PM
EST
Moon is currently 0% illuminated First quarter
Oct 31
Full moon
Nov 07
Last quarter
Nov 15
New moon
Nov 22

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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. 24/17:30 NE 10 13 21.3 1021.1 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 24/17:30 NNE 7 11 21.5 1021 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 24/17:30 NNE 12 15 21.2 1020.9 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 24/17:30 N 16 18 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 24/17:30 NE 14 18 20.4 1020.6 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 24/17:30 NNE 18 21 21.9 1020.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 24/17:30 NE 18 21 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 24/17:30 N 15 18 21.6 1020.1 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 24/17:30 NNE 13 17 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 24/17:30 NNE 14 17 21.9 1020.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 24/17:30 N 13 16 21.7 1020.6 0 0

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02.27 PM 0.11 Low
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