Bowen Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 24 March 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Shower or two.
Chance of any rain: 70%

Central Coast and Whitsundays area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Saturday 25 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 5 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Central Coast and Whitsundays area

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the coast, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms along the coastal fringe in the early morning. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 40 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Mackay 24 30
Shower or two. Bowen 25 32

Sunday 26 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 31
Showers. Windy.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 40 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Central Coast and Whitsundays area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Destructive wind gusts exceeding 130 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Monday 27 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 31
Heavy showers. Windy.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 60 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Central Coast and Whitsundays area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible along the coastal fringe. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Tuesday 28 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 31
Possibly windy. Storm.
Possible rainfall: 8 to 30 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Central Coast and Whitsundays area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the south. Winds east to northeasterly 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Damaging wind gusts exceeding 90 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 29 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 30
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 50 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Thursday 30 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 30
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 35 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Friday 31 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 31
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 8 to 35 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Saturday.

Product derived from IDQ11295 and IDQ10160