Gulf Country Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia maintains a firm ridge and a dry, cool air mass over most of Queensland. The high will drift slowly north over New South Wales during the weekend with winds tending slightly more onshore about the central and northern east Queensland coast. Fine and sunny conditions will persist over most of the state through the outlook period. Morning frosts will be extensive through inland parts of southern, central and western districts over the next few mornings. Temperatures will then warm early next week over much of the state, particularly the interior.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Normanton 32
Sunny. Burketown 32
Sunny. Doomadgee 32
Sunny. Kowanyama 33

Sunday 23 July

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Monday 24 July

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 25 July

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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