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Sweers Island Observations

Tuesday July 25, 2017
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Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like rh Fire Rain Rain 10' Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm mm hPa
Tue 09:00 EST
E 13   25.0 20.1 26.0 74 3 0   1016.4
Mon 09:00 EST
ESE 15   22.9 12.6 22.9 52 6 0   1016.6
Sun 09:00 EST
ESE 19   22.4 8.8 22.4 42 10 0   1017.4
Sat 09:00 EST
SE 17   21.5 7.7 21.5 41 9 0   1016.7
Fri 09:00 EST
ESE 19   21.8 7.1 21.8 39 10 0   1016.5
Thu 09:00 EST
SE 24   19.5 3.8 19.5 35 13 0   1016.9
Wed 09:00 EST
SE 30   23.3 8.6 23.3 39 14 0   1016.5
Tue 09:00 EST
ESE 13   23.9 10.4 23.9 43 9 0   1017.0

Station Details

SWEERS ISLAND
Gulf Country, Queensland
17.1142°S 139.5981°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1893
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