Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 24 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the Queensland east coast. The high is expected to slowly move eastwards over the next few days while relaxing the ridge along the Queensland east coast. A surface trough and an associated upper level trough situated across central Australia are expected to move eastwards and enter southwest Queensland later today.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers this morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:20 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning shower or two. Gladstone 25
Shower or two clearing. Rockhampton 26
Afternoon shower or two. Biloela 27
Shower or two clearing. Yeppoon 23

Thursday 25 September

Mostly sunny morning. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 26 September

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 27 September

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.

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