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Radar Details

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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Weather News

Drought to be high on agenda of bush councils during talks in St George

11:28 EST

The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.

Northern Australia baking in near-record winter warmth

11:28 EST

Southeastern Australia may be feeling the chill but the country's north is beginning to bake, in near-record July heat in some places.

Storm warning for WA's Mid West, Gasgoyne, Goldfields

11:19 EST

An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to Western Australia's Mid West, Gasgoyne and Goldfields today, with residents warned to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.