Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 8:35 am EST on Sunday 19 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong upper trough and its associated cloud and patchy rain band will move eastwards across the south of the state during Sunday and Monday, before clearing off the southeast coast during Monday afternoon. A strengthening high pressure system in the Great Australian Bight will push cold, dry air across western Queensland on Monday and across most of the state from Tuesday onwards.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the late afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Gladstone 29
Possible shower. Rockhampton 31
Shower or two. Biloela 29
Possible shower. Yeppoon 27

Monday 20 April

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 28.

Tuesday 21 April

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 22 April

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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