North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 1 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high over the Nullarbor Plain is forecast to move eastwards across the south of the continent through today and over the weekend. This high will push dry, cold air across most of the state again through today and over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Saturday 2 July

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:30 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Cairns 19 27
Possible shower. Atherton 13 21
Partly cloudy. Cooktown 20 27
Shower or two. Innisfail 18 25
Partly cloudy. Mareeba 15 24

Sunday 3 July

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Monday 4 July

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Tuesday 5 July

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

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

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