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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 3:54 pm EST on Tuesday 23 September 2014
for the period until midnight EST Friday 26 September 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 Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the Queensland east coast. The high is expected to slowly move eastwards over the next few days while relaxing the ridge along the Queensland east coast. A surface trough situated across central Australia is expected to move eastwards into southwest Queensland during Wednesday before moving through southeast Queensland later in the week.

Forecast for Tuesday 23 September until midnight

Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres.

Forecast for Wednesday 24 September

Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.

Forecast for Thursday 25 September

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms in the evening.

Forecast for Friday 26 September

Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 3:54 pm EST on Tuesday 23 September 2014
for the period until midnight EST Friday 26 September 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 Tuesday 23 September until midnight

Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore.

Forecast for Wednesday 24 September

Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.

Forecast for Thursday 25 September

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms inshore in the late afternoon and evening, extending throughout in the evening.

Forecast for Friday 26 September

Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 3:54 pm EST on Tuesday 23 September 2014
for the period until midnight EST Friday 26 September 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 Tuesday 23 September until midnight

Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Wednesday 24 September

Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly in the early afternoon then tending northerly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.

Forecast for Thursday 25 September

Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning then tending northerly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay around midday. Weather: Scattered thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Friday 26 September

Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am 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 New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
sunrise
05:36AM
EST
sunset
05:45PM
EST
moon rise
5:19AM
EST
moon set
5:44PM
EST
Moon is currently 0% illuminated New moon
Sep 24
First quarter
Oct 02
Full moon
Oct 08
Last quarter
Oct 16

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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. 24/04:00 E 12 14 18.5 1023.3 0.2 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 24/04:00 SW 3 5 16.8 1023.9 0.2 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 24/04:00 SW 4 5 15.6 1024.1 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 24/04:00 E 8 9 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 24/04:00 E 14 16 18.9 1023.9 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 24/04:00 WSW 7 9 15.5 1024.3 0.4 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 24/04:00 S 12 13 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 24/04:00 S 6 7 15.9 1024.3 - 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 16/14:30 NNE 15 19 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 24/04:00 SSW 3 5 15.4 1024.4 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 24/04:00 S 3 7 14.5 1024.8 0 0

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Time Ht (m)
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02.01 PM 0.24 Low
08.06 PM 1.64 High

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01.56 AM 0.07 Low
08.10 AM 1.32 High
02.05 PM 0.10 Low
08.20 PM 1.41 High

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