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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 Friday 25 April 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 27 April 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 southeastern Australia will shift east into the Tasman Sea today, extending a weak ridge along the southern Queensland coast. A new, stronger high will enter the Tasman Sea late Sunday, reinforcing the ridge.

Forecast for Friday 25 April until midnight

Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore, extending throughout from early this afternoon.

Forecast for Saturday 26 April

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms early in the morning, mainly offshore.

Forecast for Sunday 27 April

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the evening.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 25 April 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 27 April 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 25 April until midnight

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms later this afternoon and evening, mostly offshore.

Forecast for Saturday 26 April

Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore early in the morning.

Forecast for Sunday 27 April

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the evening.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 25 April 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 27 April 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 25 April until midnight

Winds: South to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming southeasterly in the middle of the day then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Saturday 26 April

Winds: Southerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then becoming southeasterly about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Sunday 27 April

Winds: Southeasterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning then tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms in the evening.

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

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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
06:10AM
EST
sunset
05:22PM
EST
moon rise
1:48AM
EST
moon set
2:32PM
EST
Moon is currently 30% illuminated New moon
Apr 29
First quarter
May 07
Full moon
May 15
Last quarter
May 21

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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. 25/08:30 S 12 15 21.3 1018.1 7.6 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 25/08:30 S 4 7 23.4 1018.2 0.4 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 25/08:30 S 7 8 22.8 1018.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 25/08:30 S 9 10 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 25/08:30 S 7 9 23.8 1018.8 - -
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 25/08:30 SW 7 8 21.4 1018.8 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 25/08:30 SSW 9 10 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 25/08:30 SSW 9 10 20.2 1018.9 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 25/08:30 SSW 3 4 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 25/08:30 SW 4 6 22.7 1018.9 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 25/08:30 SSW 3 4 21.9 1019.3 0 0

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Time Ht (m)
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11.12 AM 0.47 Low
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11.27 PM 0.58 Low

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Time Ht (m)
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11.20 AM 0.34 Low
05.27 PM 1.62 High
11.31 PM 0.45 Low

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12.50 PM 0.43 Low
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04.57 AM 1.51 High
11.19 AM 0.18 Low
05.39 PM 1.38 High
11.32 PM 0.30 Low

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