Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge extends along the east Queensland coast. A broad area of low pressure will develop through the interior of the state during the next couple of days and should extend into southeastern Queensland during the weekend. Hot to very hot conditions will also extend from the southern interior to remaining southern, western and central parts during the weekend and should persist into early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Friday 24 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:00 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Gladstone 16 27
Sunny. Rockhampton 15 30
Sunny. Biloela 10 33
Sunny. Yeppoon 16 26

Saturday 25 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending north to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Sunday 26 October

Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Monday 27 October

Hot. Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

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

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