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Sandy Cape Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 17°C
possible_shower

Now

23.4°C falling
Updated at 17:00 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Sunday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm about Fraser Island, medium chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.4°C falling
Dew Point 17.2°C falling
Feels Like 23.4°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
S 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1015.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EST
Sunset sunset
17:27 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 22.1°C
Bundaberg Ap 23.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
22°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

12am

Mostly clear
20°C

3am

Mostly clear
18°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Apr 22
Mon
Apr 23
Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Showers increasing
Maximum 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 26°C
Minimum 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 40% 20% 30% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High 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 24
km/h
25
km/h
25
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
24
km/h
32
km/h
30
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction S 24km/h
S
S 25km/h
S
SSW 25km/h
SSW
S 26km/h
S
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
WSW 15km/h
WSW
SW 9km/h
SW
S 24km/h
S
S 32km/h
S
S 30km/h
S
S 31km/h
S
Relative Humidity 75% 70% 77% 73% 71% 68% 68% 63% 70% 62% 72% 71% 72% 69%
Dew Point 16°C 19°C 15°C 22°C 15°C 20°C 14°C 16°C 12°C 18°C 16°C 21°C 14°C 19°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:42 EST
sunrise
06:05 EST
sunset
17:26 EST
last light
17:49 EST
moon
set
Sun 23:05 EST
rise
Mon 12:50 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Hervey Bay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Apr 22
17.4°C 26°C 3.2mm
Sat
Apr 21
18.5°C 25.9°C 0.6mm
Fri
Apr 20
19.2°C 28.1°C 0.2mm
Thu
Apr 19
19.8°C 27.9°C 8.2mm
Wed
Apr 18
19.6°C 28.8°C 0.0mm

Hervey Bay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
487.9mm
56.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
432.4mm
63 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
394.4mm
39 Day(s)
Wettest Day
55.2mm
Jan 1
Lowest Temperature
15.6°C
Apr 13
Highest Temperature
33.1°C
Jan 25

Hervey Bay Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.6°C
13th
Lowest On Record
7.0°C
29th 1999
Average This Month
19.7°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
17.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.1°C
17th
Highest On Record
31.4°C
5th 2015
Average This Month
27.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
27.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
24.8mm
1st
Total This Month
65.2mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
70.1mm
15.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
134.4mm
2010
Driest On Record
33.0mm
2013
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Weather News

Unseasonable warmth continuing for South Australia

16:56 EST

A slow moving airmass and mostly sunny skies has brought well above average temperatures to much of SA, and will continue to on Monday.

Dousing for southwest WA

13:21 EST

A strong frontal system is bringing some heavy falls of rain to southwest parts of Western Australia.

Dry end to the wet season for the Top End

15:19 EST

A generally healthy wet season across the Northern Territory's Top End is having a very dry April to finish it off.