North Tropical Coast and Tablelands

IDQ10140

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

North Tropical Coast and Tablelands District Forecast

Issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 1 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A high near New Zealand extends a weakening ridge across Queensland. A trough will enter the far southwest of the state during Sunday and move quickly across the state, clearing off the southern coast late on Monday. Warm conditions will extend through the interior and southeast districts in a northwest to northeasterly wind flow ahead of the trough. Cooler southerly winds will extend into the interior of the state in the wake of the trough, reaching the southeast of the state on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 1 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27.

Atherton
Partly cloudy.
Max
22
Cairns
Possible shower.
Max
27
Cooktown
Possible morning shower.
Max
27
Innisfail
Possible shower.
Max
25
Mareeba
Partly cloudy.
Max
25

Fire Danger: High

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Forecast for Sunday 2 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Atherton
Possible morning shower.
Min
13
Max
23
Cairns
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
27
Cooktown
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
27
Innisfail
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
26
Mareeba
Possible morning shower.
Min
15
Max
26

Forecast for Monday 3 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Atherton
Partly cloudy.
Min
12
Max
24
Cairns
Possible morning shower.
Min
18
Max
27
Cooktown
Possible morning shower.
Min
18
Max
27
Innisfail
Possible morning shower.
Min
18
Max
26
Mareeba
Partly cloudy.
Min
14
Max
27

Forecast for Tuesday 4 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Atherton
Mostly sunny.
Min
11
Max
24
Cairns
Mostly sunny.
Min
17
Max
27
Cooktown
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
27
Innisfail
Mostly sunny.
Min
16
Max
26
Mareeba
Mostly sunny.
Min
13
Max
27

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

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