Capricornia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 22 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over New Zealand extends a weak ridge along the tropical east coast. A moist air mass will remain in place to the east of a surface trough over the centre of the state to the southeast inland, leading to isolated shower and thunderstorm activity east of this feature over the next few days. Warm conditions will spread through the state during the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms inland. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Tuesday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Gladstone 21 29
Partly cloudy. Rockhampton 21 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Biloela 18 32
Mostly sunny. Yeppoon 21 27

Wednesday 24 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Thursday 25 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Friday 26 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

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

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