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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 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 6 August 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 to the southwest of Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days while maintaining a firm ridge across Queensland. The ridge has already pushed a cold front through far southern waters, and the front will be pushed further northwards today, from the Sunshine Coast early this morning to St. Lawrence by late morning.

Forecast for Tuesday 4 August until midnight

Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Forecast for Wednesday 5 August

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sunshine Coast Waters

Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Thursday 6 August

Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Sunny.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 6 August 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 4 August until midnight

Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Forecast for Wednesday 5 August

Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Thursday 6 August

Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southerly during the afternoon. Seas: 1 to 2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 6 August 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 4 August until midnight

Winds: South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Wednesday 5 August

Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the far north in the late evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Sunny.

Forecast for Thursday 6 August

Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay. Weather: Sunny.

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 Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
sunrise
06:28AM
EST
sunset
05:21PM
EST
moon rise
9:31PM
EST
moon set
8:57AM
EST
Moon is currently 88% illuminated Last quarter
Aug 07
New moon
Aug 15
First quarter
Aug 23
Full moon
Aug 30

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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. 04/11:00 S 13 18 17.4 1018.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 04/11:00 S 9 15 19.4 1018.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 04/11:00 S 14 18 20.1 1018.5 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 04/11:00 S 15 18 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 04/11:00 S 16 21 17.8 1018.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 04/11:00 S 13 17 19.7 1019.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 04/11:00 S 13 15 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 04/11:00 SSW 10 14 18.6 1019.5 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 04/11:00 S 14 18 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 04/11:00 S 18 21 20.7 1019.3 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 04/11:00 S 12 18 18.2 1019.7 0 0

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