Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across the state. The ridge will strengthen along the east coast later this week as the high drifts east across the Tasman Sea. A trough extends across the southwest of the state, moving slowly east across the south of the state before weakening on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Thursday 1 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:10am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Mackay 17 28
Sunny. Bowen 19 29

Friday 2 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Saturday 3 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Sunday 4 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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