No warnings for Queensland
Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 7 December 2013.
A high [1021 hPa] over western Victoria will shift east into the western Tasman Sea during today. A southeasterly wind change, extending from the Coral Sea onto the Central Coast, will gradually shift north and will spread out to a general increase in onshore winds about the tropical east coast today. The high will continue to push dry air across the south and inland of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Sunny morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms about the coast and adjacent inland during this afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40 inland.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 8:20 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]
Sunday 8 December
Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the west from the morning until late evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40 inland.
Monday 9 December
Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms near the Northern Territory border from the morning until evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 41.
Tuesday 10 December
Sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.