North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 21 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high in the central Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge onto the east coast of Queensland. A broad surface trough lies over the southwest districts separating a very dry airmass to the west of the trough, and a relatively moist air mass to the east, this trough is forecast to remain near stationary over the southwest until the middle of next week. Some showers and thunderstorms possible in the moist air mass to the east of the trough. High to Very high fire dangers across much of the state through the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 35.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:10am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Cairns 32
Mostly sunny. Atherton 29
Mostly sunny. Cooktown 31
Mostly sunny. Innisfail 30
Mostly sunny. Mareeba 32

Friday 22 November

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

Saturday 23 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the morning. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

Sunday 24 November

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.

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

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