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Sandy Cape Observations

Wednesday July 18, 2018
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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
Wed 09:00 EST
SSE 4   17.9 12.9 17.9 73 2 0   1021.4
Tue 09:00 EST
S 9   16.9 9.7 16.9 63 3 0   1019.1
Mon 09:00 EST
S 6   18.6 12.5 18.6 68 3 0   1016.8
Sun 09:00 EST
SSE 11   17.0 10.0 17.0 63 3 0   1018.5
Sat 09:00 EST
SSW 22   14.1 3.8 12.4 50 6 0   1018.8
Fri 09:00 EST
S 22   16.1 14.5 16.1 90 2 0   1018.1
Thu 09:00 EST
S 7   16.4 16.2 16.4 99 1 0   1019.9
Wed 09:00 EST
S 9   17.4 16.9 17.4 97 1 14   1021.1

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SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
24.7297°S 153.2083°E 99m AMSL
Commenced 1871
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