Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 8 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A trough over southwestern Queensland is moving eastwards, pushing offshore of the southeast Queensland coast late today, before stalling about central parts of the state on Friday, weakening, and being pushed back inland. A ridge will push in behind the trough, extending from a high moving into the Great Australian Bight. Another trough will enter the southwest of the state late in the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Sunny. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 40.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 7:40am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Mackay 35
Sunny. Bowen 33

Friday 9 December

Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Saturday 10 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Sunday 11 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

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

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