Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 21 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure system over eastern South Australia will move slowly eastwards across southern Queensland in the next few days, maintaining dry and stable conditions across the state. A slow moving upper low will develop through central Australia and move over southern Queensland late in the week and the weekend. There is still some uncertainty associated with this feature but it should result in some shower and thunderstorm activity, particularly over the southeastern corner of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny. Morning frost. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 26.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:00am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Mackay 23
Sunny. Bowen 24

Wednesday 22 August

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Thursday 23 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 24 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the south in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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