BOM Radar Loop – Weipa

4 February, 2013
Author: Charles Hodgson

  • Location: Weipa Airport (lat 12.67° S, long 141.92° E)
  • Type: WF 100 C-Band
  • Availability (Typical): 24 hours per day

Interpretation Notes

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.