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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 19 December 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 21 December 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 in the Great Australian Bight should move across southeast Australia during Saturday and into the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A fresh southeast change will move through southern waters late this afternoon or evening. A firm ridge will develop over southeast waters during the weekend in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Friday 19 December until midnight

Winds: South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers this morning. Sunny afternoon.

Forecast for Saturday 20 December

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Forecast for Sunday 21 December

Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 4:46 am EST on Friday 19 December 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 21 December 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 19 December until midnight

Winds: Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly in the afternoon ahead of a south to southeasterly change 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon. South to southeasterly winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy with 40% chance of showers this morning. Sunny afternoon.

Forecast for Saturday 20 December

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore early in the morning. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.

Forecast for Sunday 21 December

Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 19 December 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 21 December 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 19 December until midnight

Winds: West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly this afternoon. A south to southeasterly change 15 to 20 knots this evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay later in the evening. Weather: 20% chance of a shower early this morning. Sunny afternoon.

Forecast for Saturday 20 December

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the morning.

Forecast for Sunday 21 December

Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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
04:48AM
EST
sunset
06:41PM
EST
moon rise
2:18AM
EST
moon set
3:46PM
EST
Moon is currently 13% illuminated New moon
Jan 20
First quarter
Jan 27
Full moon
Feb 04
Last quarter
Feb 12

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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. 19/05:30 SSW 6 7 20.2 1012.4 10.4 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 19/05:30 N 0 0 20.9 1012.1 21.4 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 19/05:30 W 2 3 20.4 1011.9 32.4 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 19/05:30 W 6 7 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 19/05:30 W 9 10 20.3 1011.7 12.8 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 19/05:30 NW 5 5 21.2 1011.4 13.4 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 19/05:30 NW 6 7 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 19/05:30 WSW 6 8 21.4 1011.5 18 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 19/05:30 W 8 11 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 19/05:30 WNW 7 8 21 1010.9 15.2 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 19/05:30 WNW 3 7 20.2 1010.8 5.6 0

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12.27 PM 0.31 Low
06.09 PM 1.12 High

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