Gulf Country District

IDQ10120

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Gulf Country District Forecast

Issued at 11:34 am EST on Thursday 30 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 2 August 2015.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A large high over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge into Queensland. The ridge will gradually relax from later today as the high weakens and contracts east into the Tasman Sea. A trough will enter the far southwest of the state Sunday evening. Warm conditions will extend through the interior and southeast districts this weekend in a northwest to northeasterly wind flow ahead of the trough.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 30 July

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Burketown
Sunny.
Max
31
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Max
32
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Max
33
Normanton
Sunny.
Max
32

Fire Danger: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Forecast for Friday 31 July

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly and light increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
31
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
31
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
32
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
32

Forecast for Saturday 1 August

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
30
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
31
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
32
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
32

Forecast for Sunday 2 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
30
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
32
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
33
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
32

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

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