Higher than normal high tides are expected on 21 January - 24 January 2019

Brisbane City Council wishes to advise that higher than normal high tides may be experienced in foreshore (low-lying areas near the coast) and riverside locations on Monday, 21 January 2019 through to Thursday, 24 January 2019.

The Queensland Tide tables provided by the Bureau of Meteorology advise: 

  • A predicted tide peak of 2.72 metres (1.48 m AHD) is expected at the Brisbane Bar at approximately 09:43am on Monday.
  • A predicted tide peak of 2.77 metres (1.53 m AHD) is expected at the Brisbane Bar at approximately 10:31am on Tuesday.
  • A predicted tide peak of 2.76 metres (1.52 m AHD) is expected at the Brisbane Bar at approximately 11:17am on Wednesday.
  • A predicted tide peak of 2.68 metres (1.44 m AHD) is expected at the Brisbane Bar at approximately 12:03pm on Thursday.

These high tides are expected to be similar to the high tides experienced on 13 July 2018.

Minor localised flooding may be experienced in bayside, riverside and low-lying parts of nearby suburbs. Areas connected to foreshore, and tide-affected areas of the river, creeks and other waterways may also be affected.

Residents in areas prone to localised flooding due to high tides are advised to avoid parking their cars on the street during these times.

If required, sandbags are available for collection from the following locations:

  • Darra - 38 Shamrock Road, Darra
  • Morningside - 9 Redfern Street, Morningside
  • Newmarket - 66 Wilston Road (in carpark off Erneton Street), Newmarket
  • Zillmere - 33 Jennings Street, Zillmere
  • Lota - Herbert Street, Lota.

For more information phone Council on (07) 3403 8888 or for tide predictions visit: http://www.msq.qld.gov.au/Tides/Tide-tables.aspx

Last updated:21 January 2019