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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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Cyclone Gita: Big surf thrills locals on Queensland's Gold Coast

17:20 EDT

Thrillseekers have braved large surf on Queensland's Gold Coast brought on by Cyclone Gita, which is sitting about 1,000 kilometres east near New Caledonia.

Man missing as dangerous swell from cyclone causes havoc along NSW coast

15:53 EDT

One man is missing after being caught in a rip, and dozens of others have been rescued, as the Bureau of Meteorology issues a hazardous surf warning for the New South Wales coast.

Thunderstorms and hazardous surf for New South Wales

15:19 EDT

Monday will be an action-packed day for much of NSW as surface and upper level troughs generate widespread thunderstorms, and Tropical Cyclone Gita sends big waves to the coast.