Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:07 am EST on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

Weather Situation

An upper trough over central Australia will likely move across southern Queensland on Thursday and Friday. An associated surface trough over far southwestern Queensland will also move east across southern Queensland with some showers, patchy rain and possible storms shifting east in conjunction with its passage. A high will move over the Great Australian Bight and extend a cooler air mass into the state in the wake of the trough. An upper trough over far northern Queensland will extend cloud, showers and patchy rain in the northern tropics during Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Mackay 24
Partly cloudy. Bowen 24

Thursday 29 June

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Friday 30 June

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 1 July

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 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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