Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 27 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough and an associated patchy rain band has now contracted off the southeast coast of Queensland and into the Coral Sea. A high pressure system over South Australia will move slowly eastwards during Tuesday and Wednesday, gradually extending a firm ridge and a dry, cold airmass into Queensland in the wake of the trough. A ridge of high pressure will persist across much of Queensland through the remainder of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Tuesday 28 June

Sunny. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Mackay 11 20
Sunny. Bowen 14 22

Wednesday 29 June

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Thursday 30 June

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Friday 1 July

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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