Gulf Country Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 21 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure system over eastern South Australia will move slowly eastwards across southern Queensland in the next few days, maintaining dry and stable conditions across the state. A slow moving upper low will develop through central Australia and move over southern Queensland late in the week and the weekend. There is still some uncertainty associated with this feature but it should result in some shower and thunderstorm activity, particularly over the southeastern corner of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

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

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 9:20am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Normanton 30
Sunny. Burketown 29
Sunny. Doomadgee 30
Sunny. Kowanyama 32

Wednesday 22 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 23 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Friday 24 August

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

Product IDQ10120