Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 2 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1023 hPa] over the southern Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge along the east coast of Queensland. A weak trough over northern Torres Strait will move slowly north tomorrow, easing weather about the northern Peninsula and Torres Strait. A series of upper troughs and a slow moving surface trough in the southwest will lead to showers and thunderstorms about the southern interior.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:30am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Mackay 29
Partly cloudy. Bowen 30

Friday 3 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Saturday 4 April

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Sunday 5 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

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

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