North Tropical Coast and Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Thursday 2 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough in far southern Queensland will move north towards the Capricornia coast by tomorrow before weakening. In the wake of the trough a high pressure system should drift eastwards across southeast Australia, pushing fresh and gusty southeast winds across Queensland's western districts.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Areas of fog early this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 32.

Fire Danger - Very High

UV Alert from 8:30 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Cairns 30
Mostly sunny. Atherton 27
Partly cloudy. Cooktown 29
Mostly sunny. Innisfail 28
Mostly sunny. Mareeba 30

Friday 3 October

Mostly sunny day. Isolated showers in the south in the evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

Saturday 4 October

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower about the coast. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 32.

Sunday 5 October

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower about the coast. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 32.

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

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