Gulf Country Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:22 am EST on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over New Zealand extends a weak ridge along the tropical east coast. A moist air mass will remain in place to the east of a surface trough over the centre of the state to the southeast inland, leading to isolated shower and thunderstorm activity east of this feature over the next few days. Warm conditions will spread through the state during the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Normanton 37
Mostly sunny. Burketown 38
Mostly sunny. Doomadgee 42
Mostly sunny. Kowanyama 38

Wednesday 24 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 25 October

Sunny. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Friday 26 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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