North Tropical Coast and Tablelands

IDQ10140

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

North Tropical Coast and Tablelands District Forecast

Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Saturday 28 May 2016
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 1 June 2016.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A broad upper trough extending a cloud band across the interior of the state will weaken tonight as it shifts eastwards. A weak surface trough extends over the Peninsula district, and will shift slowly northwards. A high over central Australia will shift southeastwards into the Tasman see in the coming days, extending a ridge and a cool and dry west to southwesterly airstream across most of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 28 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland early this evening. Light winds.

Forecast for Sunday 29 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Atherton
Possible shower.
Min
16
Max
26
Cairns
Shower or two.
Min
22
Max
29
Cooktown
Possible shower.
Min
23
Max
29
Innisfail
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
28
Mareeba
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
28

Fire Danger: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Forecast for Monday 30 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Atherton
Shower or two.
Min
16
Max
25
Cairns
Shower or two.
Min
22
Max
29
Cooktown
Possible shower.
Min
23
Max
28
Innisfail
Shower or two.
Min
22
Max
28
Mareeba
Shower or two.
Min
18
Max
28

Forecast for Tuesday 31 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Atherton
Shower or two.
Min
17
Max
24
Cairns
Shower or two.
Min
22
Max
28
Cooktown
Possible shower.
Min
24
Max
28
Innisfail
Shower or two.
Min
22
Max
27
Mareeba
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
27

Forecast for Wednesday 1 June

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Atherton
Possible shower.
Min
16
Max
24
Cairns
Possible shower.
Min
22
Max
28
Cooktown
Possible shower.
Min
23
Max
28
Innisfail
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
27
Mareeba
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
27

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

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