Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 10 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over the western Tasman Sea will maintain a firm ridge over southern Queensland waters over the next few days. A slow moving surface trough extends over the Peninsula district. A weak, slow-moving upper trough lies through central Queensland and is expected to intensify and shift east northeast on Thursday, most likely contracting east off the coast late Friday. A low pressure system over the Coral Sea will develop further through the next few days but is expected to remain well offshore from the Queensland coast.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Thursday 11 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Gladstone 22 32
Possible shower. Rockhampton 22 33
Possible shower. Biloela 19 34
Shower or two clearing. Yeppoon 24 29

Friday 12 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Saturday 13 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sunday 14 February

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

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

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