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Sandy Cape Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 24°C
possible_shower

Now

18.1°C falling
Updated at 01:10 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Friday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.1°C falling
Dew Point 16.1°C falling
Feels Like 18.1°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
S 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1021.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:03 EST
Sunset sunset
17:34 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 17.6°C
Bundaberg Ap 18.3°C
Double Is Pt 17.9°C

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

3am

Fog
15°C

6am

Fog
14°C

9am

Chance shower
21°C

12pm

Chance shower
24°C

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Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 29
Sun
Aug 30
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4

Possible shower

Thunder-
storms

Sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Possible shower

Sunny
Maximum 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 23°C
Minimum 17°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 5% 5% 70% 70% 40%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 11
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
30
km/h
31
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SE 11km/h
SE
E 7km/h
E
N 14km/h
N
S 11km/h
S
S 20km/h
S
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
WNW 5km/h
WNW
WSW 9km/h
WSW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NNW 30km/h
NNW
NNW 31km/h
NNW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
W 16km/h
W
Relative Humidity 86% 69% 85% 66% 79% 47% 69% 49% 61% 52% 79% 68% 72% 53%
Dew Point 18°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 13°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 12°C 12°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:39 EST
sunrise
06:03 EST
sunset
17:34 EST
last light
17:57 EST
moon
set
Sat 05:11 EST
rise
Sat 17:01 EST
moon
Sun
Aug 30
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21

Sandy Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 27
- - -
Wed
Aug 26
- - -
Tue
Aug 25
- - -
Mon
Aug 24
- - -
Sun
Aug 23
- - -

Sandy Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
995.2mm
109.8 Day(s)
Total For 2015
672.7mm
89 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
975.4mm
92 Day(s)
Wettest Day
83.4mm
Jan 23
Lowest Temperature
9.3°C
Jul 18
Highest Temperature
33.8°C
Jan 26

Sandy Cape Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.5°C
7th
Lowest On Record
5.6°C
7th 1960
Average This Month
15.0°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
15.2°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.7°C
3rd
Highest On Record
27.2°C
14th 2009
Average This Month
22.3°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.6mm
13th
Total This Month
18.6mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.4mm
10.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
252.6mm
2002
Driest On Record
0.2mm
1976
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