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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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Weather News

Afternoon storm drops hail in western Sydney

16:11 EST

An intense thunderstorm passed over parts of Sydney on Wednesday afternoon, causing heavy rain and hail in the city's western suburbs.

Rain systems still starved of moisture

12:39 EST

Cooling waters to the northwest of Australia may extend the run of abnormally dry weather that's affecting large swathes of the country into late spring.

WA truckie's homegrown charity carrying $100,000 of hay across Nullarbor for drought-affected NSW farmers

06:27 EST

When Amanda Kendall's long-haul truck driver husband returned to Western Australia after one of his lengthy commutes home across the Nullarbor, he had formed a plan.