Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 28 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system lies offshore over the far southern Coral Sea and is expected to shift south into the Tasman Sea during today. A second low centre lies near the southeastern Queensland border over water and is expected to intensify during today. The complex low system is expected to move towards the New South Wales coast during Friday, and move eastwards away from the coast on Saturday. A weakening surface trough lies through the southeast of the state and is expected to contract offshore during this morning. A slow moving high in the southern Tasman sea will maintain a ridge through western and northern Queensland through the remainder of this week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Gladstone 25
Sunny. Rockhampton 27
Sunny. Biloela 26
Sunny. Yeppoon 23

Friday 29 August

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Saturday 30 August

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 31 August

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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