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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 Tuesday 3 March 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 5 March 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 extends a firm ridge into southern Queensland waters. The ridge will relax from the south later today and Wednesday as the high shifts further east.

Forecast for Tuesday 3 March until midnight

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: 30% chance of a shower this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Forecast for Wednesday 4 March

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Thursday 5 March

Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 4:47 am EST on Tuesday 3 March 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 5 March 2015.

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Forecast for Tuesday 3 March until midnight

Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Wednesday 4 March

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Thursday 5 March

Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then shifting southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 3 March 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 5 March 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 Tuesday 3 March until midnight

Winds: Southerly 10 to 15 knots, turning east to southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Wednesday 4 March

Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny.

Forecast for Thursday 5 March

Winds: Northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to northeasterly during the afternoon then turning southeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay during the evening. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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

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Sun and moon data

Brisbane sunrise and sunset times and moon phases

Sunrise Sunset Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
sunrise
05:41AM
EST
sunset
06:18PM
EST
moon rise
4:38PM
EST
moon set
3:18AM
EST
Moon is currently 92% illuminated Full moon
Mar 06
Last quarter
Mar 14
New moon
Apr 19
First quarter
Apr 26

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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. 03/08:30 SE 21 24 26.2 1014.8 2 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 03/08:30 SSE 6 11 26.1 1015.2 1.6 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 03/08:30 S 9 14 27 1015.2 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 03/08:30 SSE 10 12 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 03/08:30 SE 18 21 27 1015.4 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 03/08:30 S 11 14 25.9 1015.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 03/08:30 S 9 11 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 03/08:30 S 6 8 25.7 1015.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 03/08:30 S 9 12 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 03/08:30 - - 26.7 1015.7 0.2 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 03/08:30 S 9 11 25.6 1016 0.2 0

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Time Ht (m)
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07.04 AM 1.52 High
01.25 PM 0.26 Low
07.24 PM 1.22 High

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