Awoonga Reservoir - QLD

  Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Position

DEG: -24.12193336 151.27000547
DMS: 24º 07' 18.96" S 151º 16' 12.02" E
UTM: 56 J 7331189mN 324189mE
Altitude: 26.24m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

410.61kms NorthWest of Brisbane - Driving 541 km (6 hours 31 mins)

Address & Contact

Boyne River
Queensland 4680
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Lake Awoonga is located 30km from Gladstone in Central Queensland and boasts spectacular lake and mountain views and picturesque waterfall. Excellent recreation facilities are provided free to the public by the Gladstone Area Water Board with shelter sheds and barbecues, walking paths and playgrounds. Enthusiastic anglers come to Lake Awoonga to catch the famed barramundi of which over two million have been released into the lake. The largest caught by November 2005 weighed in at a hefty 30.3kg! In addition, Lake Awoonga is one of the only dams in Queensland to have been stocked with mangrove jack. Lake Awoonga has been voted the no 1 impounded fishin lake in Australia for barramundi and one of the top ten impounded fishing lakes in the world.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Gladstone Airport at 20/08:30am EST
Distance from Awoonga Reservoir 28.46km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
22.3°C22.6°C72%17.0°C1019.6hPa1.2mmESE11km/hr
6knots
19km/hr
10knots

Closest Climatic Station

Gladstone Airport
Distance from Awoonga Reservoir 28.46km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.730.529.828.025.623.322.923.725.927.428.730.0
Mean Min. °C23.023.021.719.015.413.211.812.615.518.520.422.1
Mean Rain mm146.8181.776.244.537.740.526.336.231.157.157.0115.1

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