Capricornia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

Weather Situation

An active monsoon trough extends over the Gulf, Cape York Peninsula, and northern Coral Sea. A number of embedded low pressure systems within the trough may deepen over the next week. A low in the Gulf is forecast to develop into a tropical cyclone on Wednesday. A weak ridge extends along the east coast south of the monsoon trough, strengthening from Thursday as a new high moves into the southern Tasman Sea. An inland trough will linger over the southwest for several days.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Wednesday 27 January

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:00am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Gladstone 23 31
Mostly sunny. Rockhampton 23 34
Mostly sunny. Biloela 20 36
Possible shower. Yeppoon 25 30

Thursday 28 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Friday 29 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Saturday 30 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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