Gulf Country Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 23 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over southeastern Australia extends a ridge over Queensland. The high will move slowly eastwards and is expected to be situated over the central Tasman Sea by Friday. A trough will enter the far southwest on Thursday and move eastwards affecting southern and central areas on Friday and Saturday. The trough should move through the southeast early on Sunday, while another high develops in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 3:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Normanton 30
Sunny. Burketown 29
Sunny. Doomadgee 30
Sunny. Kowanyama 31

Thursday 24 July

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 25 July

Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 26 July

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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