Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A surface trough is currently moving eastwards off the east coast of Queensland. A firm ridge of high pressure extends over central Australia and inland Queensland to the west of the trough, and is pushing dry, cool air into Queensland's interior and southern districts. The cool dry air should advance further northwards during the week as the ridge develops into east-central Queensland.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 5 August

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Gladstone 9 22
Sunny. Rockhampton 8 22
Sunny. Biloela 2 20
Sunny. Yeppoon 9 20

Thursday 6 August

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southwest. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Friday 7 August

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southwest. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Saturday 8 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the southwest. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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