Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:14 pm EST on Saturday 18 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high moving eastward across the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over the east of the state. A trough over the southwest will move slowly eastwards across the south of the state over the weekend while weakening. The trough will strengthen again over central and southeastern parts of the state on Monday and move quickly east, clearing offshore of the east coast during Tuesday. A new high moving across the Bight will extend a strong ridge and a cool, dry airmass across the state in the wake of the trough, with fresh and gusty winds across most of the state during Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Clear. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Sunday 19 September

The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:30am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Gladstone 15 26
Sunny. Rockhampton 13 29
Sunny. Biloela 10 31
Sunny. Yeppoon 16 24

Monday 20 September

The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Tuesday 21 September

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting southerly 30 to 45 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Wednesday 22 September

Sunny. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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