North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 21 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure system over eastern South Australia will move slowly eastwards across southern Queensland in the next few days, maintaining dry and stable conditions across the state. A slow moving upper low will develop through central Australia and move over southern Queensland late in the week and the weekend. There is still some uncertainty associated with this feature but it should result in some shower and thunderstorm activity, particularly over the southeastern corner of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. The chance of light frost over the higher tablelands early this morning. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending easterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 26.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Cairns 26
Mostly sunny. Atherton 21
Partly cloudy. Cooktown 25
Partly cloudy. Innisfail 24
Mostly sunny. Mareeba 24

Wednesday 22 August

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Thursday 23 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Friday 24 August

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

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

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