Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 24 August 2016.

Weather Situation

An upper level trough and an associated surface trough over eastern Queensland will push through eastern Queensland tonight, with drier air then extending through western Queensland. A high should then build over the south of the continent towards the end of the week, extending a drier, cooler air mass into most of Queensland.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the evening.

Thursday 25 August

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Mackay 16 24
Possible early shower. Bowen 18 26

Friday 26 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 27 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 28 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

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

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