Gulf Country District

IDQ10120

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Gulf Country District Forecast

Issued at 4:23 pm EST on Sunday 24 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 28 May 2015.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system will remain over southeastern Australia for the next few days, maintaining a firm ridge of high pressure up Queensland's east coast. The ridge and high should start to weaken during the middle of the week, and a new high pressure system will push into the Great Australian Bight late next week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 24 May

Clear. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Forecast for Monday 25 May

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
33
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
33
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
19
Max
35
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
20
Max
34

Fire Danger: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Forecast for Tuesday 26 May

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
21
Max
33
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
34
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
20
Max
35
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
21
Max
34

Forecast for Wednesday 27 May

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
19
Max
33
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
33
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
19
Max
34
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
20
Max
33

Forecast for Thursday 28 May

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
19
Max
33
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
34
Kowanyama
Mostly sunny.
Min
20
Max
34
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
21
Max
34

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

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