Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 19 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A trough is sweeping across central to southeastern Queensland and will move offshore by Saturday morning. A high off Western Australia will extend a strengthening ridge across the state in the wake of the trough. The high will cross southern Australia over the weekend, reaching the Tasman Sea early next week. Another trough system is expected to move quickly across the south of the state during Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Light winds.

Saturday 20 August

The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Mackay 10 24
Sunny. Bowen 12 26

Sunday 21 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Monday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 23 August

The chance of morning fog. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

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

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