Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS R is the regional numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 72 hours with a horizontal resolution of 37.5km and 50 vertical layers.
14:59 EDT Although the Gold Coast has largely dodged the brunt of recent thunderstorms bearing down on south-east Queensland, the weather bureau says locals must still heed warnings.