Gulf Country Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 19 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough extends from the Gulf Country down to the Central Highlands. A high pressure system over South Australia is pushing dry air across most of Queensland.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Isolated showers near the south coast early this morning. Isolated thunderstorms near the south coast this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Normanton 35
Mostly sunny. Burketown 34
Mostly sunny. Doomadgee 36
Mostly sunny. Kowanyama 34

Sunday 20 April

Isolated showers in the west late in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Monday 21 April

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of showers and thunderstorms near the east coast in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 22 April

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms in the north in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 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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