Herbert and Lower Burdekin 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 in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south this afternoon. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:00am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Townsville 31
Partly cloudy. Ayr 32
Partly cloudy. Ingham 33

Wednesday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Thursday 25 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Friday 26 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

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

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