North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 3 June 2020.

Weather Situation

A building high [1029hPa] over the The Great Bight will strengthen a ridge northward across the state over the next few days. Light to moderate southeasterly winds, increasing to moderate to fresh during today and continuing into Thursday, locally strong at times along the Peninsula coast on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Cairns 27
Partly cloudy. Atherton 21
Possible shower. Cooktown 27
Morning shower or two. Innisfail 25
Partly cloudy. Mareeba 25

Thursday 4 June

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 26.

Friday 5 June

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Saturday 6 June

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

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

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