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On #AnzacDay 2017, the Bureau remembers our staff who served in the First World War, and pays respect to all Australians and New Zealanders who have served and died in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations around the world. Lest we forget.
On AnzacDay 2017 the Bureau remembers our staff who served in the
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yesterday at 07:26. Facebook
Whatever your plans for #AnzacDay, check the weather forecast for your area at or on our app (.
Whatever your plans for AnzacDay check the weather forecast for your area
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yesterday at 03:50. Facebook
Were you lucky enough to catch the aurora over the weekend? If not, don't despair—there's a good chance of photographing auroras low on the southern horizon from Tasmania tonight (24 April)!

Read more about the best viewing times and locations to see auroras in our blog [ Bom.is Link ] and don't forget to subscribe to our aurora alert service [ Bom.is Link ]
Were you lucky enough to catch the aurora over the weekend If
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yesterday at 00:07. Facebook
Tomorrow is World Penguin Day! Check out these adorable photos taken by Bureau staff stationed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic (Macquarie Island).

QUIZ: Which species of penguin is the fastest of all swimming birds?

a) Emperor
b) Adélie
c) Rockhopper
d) Gentoo
Tomorrow is World Penguin Day Check out these adorable photos taken by
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04/21/2017 at 03:22. Facebook
Aurora alert! The Southern Lights may be visible tonight (21 April) in Tasmania and possibly near the coastline of Victoria.

To subscribe to the Bureau's aurora alerts: [ Bom.is Link ]

Photos: aurora, Bells Beach Vic, by Lachlan Manley Photography, 28 March 2017; aurora, southern Tasmania, by Luke Rasmussen's Gippsland Aurora & Astro, 27 March 2017.
Aurora alert The Southern Lights may be visible tonight 21 April in
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04/20/2017 at 09:29. Facebook
Autumn's in the air! So what causes fog? Fog forms when water vapour condenses into tiny droplets suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface. For this to happen, there must be enough moisture in the air, light winds and clear skies.

Photo: foggy morning, Dandenong South, Vic, by Mark Vivian Photography on 18 April 2016.
Autumns in the air So what causes fog Fog forms when water
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04/19/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
Do you sometimes feel much warmer than the actual temperature?
‘It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity’, right? Well not always—read our blog to learn about dew point : [ Bom.gov.au Link ]
Do you sometimes feel much warmer than the actual temperature️

Feeling hot and bothered? It’s not the humidity, it’s the dew point - Social Media Blog - Bureau of Meteorology

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04/19/2017 at 06:58. Facebook
This waterspout was spotted at Yamba, NSW, at around 6am this morning by John P Fisk!

Did you know waterspouts don't actually suck in any water? They form when cool, unstable air passes over warm ocean waters. The warm ocean causes the air to rise vigorously above it, and the air tightens into a vortex as it rises. The air also cools as it rises, causing condensation to occur, which makes...
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This waterspout was spotted at Yamba NSW at around 6am this morning by John P Fisk ️
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04/18/2017 at 07:02. Facebook
A stunning start to the day in Goolwa, SA, this morning! Credit: Colin Haigh.
A stunning start to the day in Goolwa SA this morning Credit: Colin Haigh
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04/18/2017 at 01:38. Facebook
No cold feet for this Tasmanian weather forecasting couple when it comes to an icy adventure! ❤
No cold feet for this Tasmanian weather forecasting couple when it comes

Love and work in the Antarctic

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Wishing you a safe and happy Easter from all of us at the Bureau of Meteorology.

Photo: sunrise, Ocean Grove, Vic, by Pete James Photography on 20 March.
Wishing you a safe and happy Easter from all of us at the Bureau of Meteorology
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Hunting for the latest weather forecasts to plan your Easter activities? Look no further than the #BOMWeather app!

Access Australia’s most trusted weather information on the go to make everyday decisions—including the best time for your Easter egg hunt! [ Bom.gov.au Link ]
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If you’re floating the idea of boating this Easter, remember to check the local and coastal waters forecast for your region at

If the forecast includes thunderstorms, consider changing your plans.
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Heading away this Easter? Check if the weather’s going to be ‘in-tents’ ⛺ with the #BOMWeather app!

Search forecasts for any location in Australia by name or postcode. Download at [ Bom.gov.au Link ]
Heading away this Easter Check if the weathers going to be intents
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SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: The tropical low that is slowly moving towards the Kimberley coastline of Western Australia is no longer expected to reach tropical cyclone intensity. Video current at 12.30 pm AWST, Wednesday 12 April 2017. For the latest weather and warnings info visit [ Bom.gov.au Link ], and follow advice from emergency services.
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QUIZ: If wind gusts can be up to 40% higher than the forecast average wind speed, what potential gust strength can you expect with a wind speed of 20 knots? [ Bom.is Link ]

a) 24 knots
b) 28 knots
c) 40 knots
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SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: Tropical low in Northern Territory. Video current 3:30 pm ACST 11 April 2017. For latest weather and warnings info visit [ Bom.gov.au Link ] and follow advice from emergency services.

#Cyclone
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Jeanette White
SEVERE WEATHER UPDATE: Developing tropical low Northern Territory. Video current 3 pm ACST10 April 2017. For latest weather and warnings info visit [ Bom.gov.au Link ] and follow advice from emergency services.

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Heavy rain and gale force winds battered parts of Victoria. Strongest wind gusts recorded included; 120 km/h Falls Creek, 119 km/h Mount Hotham, and 115 km/h at Aireys Inlet. With the highest rainfall totals for the weekend at; 110 mm Durdidwarrah and 94 mm at Bullarto South.
Heavy rain and gale force winds battered parts of Victoria Strongest wind
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WATCH: Planning on rock fishing over Easter? Don't cast safety aside!

Use our marine weather tools to help you find the best time and place for safe rock fishing, and always check the latest forecasts and warnings before going out: [ Bom.gov.au Link ]