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Sandy Cape Forecast

Tonight 22°C
Tomorrow 30°C
mostly_cloudy

Now

25.4°C falling
Updated at 20:20 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Tuesday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm inland early this evening. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe during the afternoon or early evening. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then turning N/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.4°C falling
Dew Point 19.8°C falling
Feels Like 26.5°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
N 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1013.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
04:50 EST
Sunset sunset
18:27 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 24.4°C
Bundaberg Ap 24.7°C
Gympie 26.2°C

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
24°C

12am

Mostly clear
23°C

3am

Mostly clear
23°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
23°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12

Mostly sunny

Mostly cloudy

Mostly cloudy

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Heavy showers

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 28°C 28°C
Minimum 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 10% 30% 60% 90% 90% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 17
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
17
km/h
31
km/h
35
km/h
36
km/h
35
km/h
36
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 17km/h
NNE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
N 14km/h
N
NNE 19km/h
NNE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
N 20km/h
N
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
SE 35km/h
SE
SE 36km/h
SE
SE 35km/h
SE
SE 36km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 76% 76% 76% 77% 78% 78% 81% 83% 83% 83% 77% 78% 75% 74%
Dew Point 22°C 24°C 22°C 25°C 22°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 23°C 25°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 22°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:25 EST
sunrise
04:50 EST
sunset
18:27 EST
last light
18:53 EST
moon
set
Tue 23:28 EST
rise
Wed 11:21 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Sandy Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
23.2°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
23.2°C 30.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
22.2°C 29.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
23.5°C 29.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
23.0°C 30.4°C 0.0mm

Sandy Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1273.1mm
145.6 Day(s)
Total For 2016
906.8mm
101 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
811.8mm
107 Day(s)
Wettest Day
115.0mm
Jan 5
Lowest Temperature
9.1°C
Jun 28
Highest Temperature
31.8°C
Jan 25

Sandy Cape Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
1st
Lowest On Record
15.5°C
3rd 1986
Average This Month
22.7°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
21.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.4°C
2nd
Highest On Record
34.7°C
17th 1964
Average This Month
29.9°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
28.7°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
95.3mm
10.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
428.3mm
1933
Driest On Record
1.6mm
2014
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