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Weipa 256km Radar/Lightning

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Weipa Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
12.6710°S  141.9220°E  23m AMSL

LocationWeipa Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability24 hours

The Weipa Radar is situated at Weipa Airport. Good coverage can be expected in all directions from Torres Strait in the North to Edward River in the south. Reflectivity return echoes generally have good representative values out to 300km with exception of light / moderate rain echoes on the eastern seaboard of Cape York Peninsular.

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