Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Sunday 18 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough is currently moving off the southeast coast of Queensland; the northern section of this trough will linger in the northwest of the state for the next few days, with a high over southern Australia extending a weak ridge across the south. A trough over the Coral Sea will move slowly westwards towards the northeast coast over the next few days. A second trough will move into the southwest on Tuesday, moving across the south of the state midweek.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Mackay 28
Partly cloudy. Bowen 30

Monday 19 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the coast. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Tuesday 20 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 21 April

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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