Gulf Country District

IDQ10120

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Gulf Country District Forecast

Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 4 September 2015
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 8 September 2015.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A high pressure system over South Australia will move gradually eastwards over the weekend whilst weakening. The high will maintain a ridge over much of Queensland over the weekend with dry air remaining in place over most areas. A weak upper trough will move through the far southeast of the state late Saturday into Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday 4 September

Clear. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h.

Forecast for Saturday 5 September

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
33
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
35
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
35
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
33

Fire Danger: Very High

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Forecast for Sunday 6 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
33
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
36
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
34
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
33

Forecast for Monday 7 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
34
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
37
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
34
Normanton
Mostly sunny.
Min
18
Max
34

Forecast for Tuesday 8 September

Mostly sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Mostly sunny.
Min
17
Max
34
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
37
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
19
Max
35
Normanton
Partly cloudy.
Min
21
Max
34

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

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