Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:22 am EST on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over New Zealand extends a weak ridge along the tropical east coast. A moist air mass will remain in place to the east of a surface trough over the centre of the state to the southeast inland, leading to isolated shower and thunderstorm activity east of this feature over the next few days. Warm conditions will spread through the state during the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower inland this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 34.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Mackay 31
Partly cloudy. Bowen 31

Wednesday 24 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Thursday 25 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

Friday 26 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

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

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