Capricornia Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 30 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge and dry airmass will dominate weather over much of the state during the next few days, with daytime temperatures remaining above average through southern, central and western districts. A trough will shift east over southern Queensland on Friday, with warm northerly winds to its east tending cool southwesterly in its wake. Little or no rainfall is expected with the trough passage. A strong high pressure system will enter the Great Australian Bight on Friday, extending a firm ridge into western Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southwest. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Gladstone 25
Sunny. Rockhampton 26
Light morning frost. Sunny. Biloela 26
Sunny. Yeppoon 23

Thursday 31 July

Partly cloudy. Patches of light morning frost in the southwest. The chance of light showers in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Friday 1 August

Partly cloudy. The chance of light showers in the north in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 2 August

Sunny. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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