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Radar Details

Gladstone Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
23.8500°S  151.2670°E  76m AMSL

LocationGladstone Radar TypeWF 44 S Band Typical Availability24 hours

This radar has almost unrestricted views to seawards from the north to the south-southeast. Elsewhere, the topography restricts the ability of the radar to detect only major echoes to the northwest, the south-southwest and the south-southeast. However, strong echoes can be detected as far west as Moura and Theodore. During episodes of fresh to strong winds (>20kt or 38km/h) sea clutter can be seen up to 30km from the coast possibly masking light inshore showers.

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Bureau of Meteorology hits out at 'inaccurate' reports of local forecasting changes

15:34 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) provides arguably Australia's most popular government service, so perhaps it is unsurprising suggestions of major changes to its forecasting prompted plenty of concern.

NWP models and why you can't trust a wedding forecast

12:28 EDT

Weather forecasting has come a long way in recent years, but there are some forecasts that you just can't trust.

Drought fails to dent memories of Dolly at outback red dirt race day

11:21 EDT

The drought could not stop the fun at Nanua at the weekend, celebrating its 73rd year of horse racing in the red dirt, and raising awareness for victims of bullying and mental health.