Tides, sunrise and sunset

Whether you’re planning a sunrise beach walk, a fishing trip around the turn of the tide – when the potential catch is most active, or an exploration of the local sand flats at low tide, the sunrise, sunset, and tide times can come in handy when on holidays.

Sunrise and sunset times

Sunrise and sunset will vary depending on the time of year – with the sun rising later and setting earlier in winter – and will also depend on where you’re staying on the Queensland coast. For local information, visit the Australian Government Geoscience Australian website at http://www.ga.gov.au/geodesy/astro/sunrise.jsp

Tide predictions

  • Tide Predictions for Australia can be accessed on the Australia Government Bureau of Meteorology website at: http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/tides/#!/qld
  • Further information, such as when the next full moon is, or wave and swell information, can also be found at the Bureau of Meteorology website at: http://www.bom.gov.au/faq/

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