Gulf Country Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 9 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high near Tasmania is maintaining a ridge, southeasterly air flow, and isolated showers along the east Queensland coast. A surface trough will slowly move eastwards across southern interior and generate a few showers and thunderstorms for the remainder of today and tomorrow thanks to an upper trough over central Australia.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, becoming less likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Friday 10 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Northern Territory border in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the morning. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:00am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Normanton 23 33
Partly cloudy. Burketown 23 33
Partly cloudy. Doomadgee 22 32
Mostly sunny. Kowanyama 23 33

Saturday 11 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Sunday 12 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Monday 13 April

Sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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