Capricornia Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 pm EST on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will maintain a ridge along the east Queensland coast until mid next week. A surface trough over the far southwest of Queensland will remain slow-moving whilst weakening over the weekend. Hot conditions over western and southern Queensland will gradually spread in to the southeast over the coming days. Moist and unstable conditions will continue over the far north of the state, particularly about the Gulf Country district and western Cape York Peninsula.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Clear. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Sunday 17 December

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 7:40am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Gladstone 22 31
Mostly sunny. Rockhampton 22 32
Sunny. Biloela 18 34
Mostly sunny. Yeppoon 25 29

Monday 18 December

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending 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 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 19 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Wednesday 20 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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