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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 4:48 am EST on Tuesday 27 January 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 29 January 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 trough extends over northern Capricornia waters and is expected to shift further north throughout today. South to southeasterly winds persist south of the trough and will freshen further during today and Wednesday as a high pressure centre over the Great Australian Bight strengthens while shifting east southeast and a low develops over the western Tasman Sea. Winds should then decrease from the south on Thursday as the high and low slip further south.

Forecast for Tuesday 27 January until midnight

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres, tending southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending east to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Wednesday 28 January

Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Forecast for Thursday 29 January

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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

Gold Coast Waters: Cape Moreton to Point Danger

Issued at 4:48 am EST on Tuesday 27 January 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 29 January 2015.

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Forecast for Tuesday 27 January until midnight

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Wednesday 28 January

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Gold Coast Waters

Winds: South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Forecast for Thursday 29 January

Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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

Moreton Bay

Issued at 4:48 am EST on Tuesday 27 January 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 29 January 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 27 January until midnight

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far north around midday. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Wednesday 28 January

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 20 to 25 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Forecast for Thursday 29 January

Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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

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Sunrise Sunset Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
sunrise
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moon rise
12:03AM
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Feb 19
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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. 27/06:00 ESE 15 18 25.8 1006.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On rolling ground.
6.5m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Tewantin 27/06:00 E 3 5 26.4 1006.7 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
3.5m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Maroochydore 27/06:00 ESE 10 15 26 1006.8 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Spitfire Channel 27/06:00 E 11 14 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
On clifftop.
100m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Cape Moreton 27/06:00 ESE 16 19 25.1 1007.2 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
On jetty.
12.5m above sea level.
On the coast.
 Redcliffe 27/06:00 E 15 17 26.3 1007.4 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
20m above sea level.
Over water.
 Inner Beacon 27/06:00 ESE 12 15 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
4m above sea level.
4km from coast.
 Brisbane Airport 27/06:00 E 7 10 25.9 1007.5 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Marine platform.
7m above sea level.
Over water.
 Banana Bank 27/06:00 ESE 8 10 - - - -
Anemometer Location: 
Coastal dunes.
3m above sea level.
On the coast.
 GC Seaway 27/06:00 - - 25.8 1007.5 0 0
Anemometer Location: 
Airport.
6m above sea level.
1km from coast.
 Coolangatta 27/06:00 ESE 9 12 25.9 1008 0.4 0

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