North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:03 am EST on Friday 22 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A large high over the southern Tasman Sea will move slowly to the east over the next few days, extending a firm ridge through most of Queensland. A weak upper low lies inland near the Queensland/NSW border, while a complex, slow-moving surface trough lies just off the southern Queensland coast.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the south from the late morning. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 28.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Cairns 27
Partly cloudy. Atherton 23
Partly cloudy. Cooktown 27
Shower or two. Innisfail 25
Partly cloudy. Mareeba 26

Saturday 23 August

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Sunday 24 August

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Monday 25 August

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

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

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