Capricornia Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:23 pm EST on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak surface trough lies near the southeastern tropical coast, and is near stationary. A ridge of high pressure lies over the centre of Queensland, and will weaken and move slowly eastwards across the state over the next few days. A cold front will move rapidly eastwards across southern Queensland during Wednesday and off the east coast during Thursday, with cooler and dryer air spreading across most of the state in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Light winds.

Wednesday 2 September

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Gladstone 12 27
Mostly sunny. Rockhampton 11 30
Sunny. Biloela 5 28
Sunny. Yeppoon 13 25

Thursday 3 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the southwest in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the morning. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 4 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 5 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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