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Sandy Cape Forecast

Tonight 19°C
Tomorrow 27°C
clearing_shower

Now

21.1°C falling
Updated at 18:20 EST

Wide Bay & Burnett for Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Mostly sunny. High (80%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, medium (50%) chance elsewhere, clearing during the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.

Currently at Hervey Bay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.1°C falling
Dew Point 14.7°C rising
Feels Like 21.1°C
Relative Humidity 67%
Wind icon
NNE 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1008.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:29 EST
Sunset sunset
17:46 EST

Nearby Now

Maryborough 17.4°C
Bundaberg Ap 20.7°C
Gympie 17.4°C

Next 12 hours in Hervey Bay

48-hour forecast

9pm

Chance shower
20°C

12am

Chance shower
18°C

3am

Heavy shower
17°C

6am

Slight chance shower
16°C

Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Warnings

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Qld - Thu 15:50 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast Waters, Gold Coast Waters and Capricornia Coast

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Sandy Cape 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Sep 29
Fri
Sep 30
Sat
Oct 1
Sun
Oct 2
Mon
Oct 3
Tue
Oct 4
Wed
Oct 5

Late shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Thunder-
storms

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C
Minimum 20°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 90% 30% 5% 70% 90% 10% 10%
Rain Amount 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very 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 26
km/h
32
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction N 26km/h
N
N 32km/h
N
W 30km/h
W
NW 22km/h
NW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NW 6km/h
NW
NNE 15km/h
NNE
N 26km/h
N
NNW 28km/h
NNW
SW 20km/h
SW
SE 13km/h
SE
SSW 12km/h
SSW
E 10km/h
E
Relative Humidity 62% 68% 75% 56% 48% 47% 64% 67% 78% 80% 71% 64% 69% 65%
Dew Point 16°C 20°C 15°C 15°C 8°C 11°C 16°C 20°C 20°C 24°C 15°C 18°C 15°C 19°C

Sandy Cape Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:05 EST
sunrise
05:28 EST
sunset
17:46 EST
last light
18:09 EST
moon
rise
Fri 04:56 EST
set
Fri 17:07 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 1
moon
Sun
Oct 9
moon
Sun
Oct 16
moon
Sun
Oct 23

Sandy Cape Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Sep 29
20.5°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Sep 28
- 27.0°C 2.4mm
Tue
Sep 27
- - -
Mon
Sep 26
- - -
Sun
Sep 25
- - -

Sandy Cape Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1044.5mm
118.0 Day(s)
Total For 2016
782.8mm
92 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
684.6mm
92 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
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.2°C
4th
Lowest On Record
9.4°C
15th 1978
Average This Month
17.9°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
17.0°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.1°C
2nd
Highest On Record
29.3°C
13th 1980
Average This Month
25.1°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
24.3°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.0mm
13th
Total This Month
25.2mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.3mm
8.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
318.2mm
1916
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1919
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