Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 28 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over the Great Australian Bight extends a firm ridge and and a dry, cool air mass into much of Queensland. The high will gradually weaken while shifting slowly east during the weekend, reaching the Tasman Sea early next week. Winds will then gradually tend more moist onshore about the east Queensland coast. A slow moving trough will likely develop over the interior of Queensland through next week.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Saturday 29 April

Partly cloudy. Cool morning. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:10am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Gladstone 15 28
Partly cloudy. Rockhampton 12 28
Partly cloudy. Biloela 9 27
Partly cloudy. Yeppoon 15 26

Sunday 30 April

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Monday 1 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Tuesday 2 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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