North Tropical Coast and Tablelands

IDQ10140

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

North Tropical Coast and Tablelands District Forecast

Issued at 5:01 am EST on Wednesday 27 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 30 May 2015.

Warning Information

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300-659-219* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation

A high near the New South Wales coast will weaken as it drifts towards New Zealand today. A new high pressure system will move eastwards into the Great Australian Bight late in the week, pushing a cold front slowly across Queensland's far southern districts during the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 27 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 28.

Atherton
Shower or two.
Max
23
Cairns
Shower or two.
Max
28
Cooktown
Partly cloudy.
Max
27
Innisfail
Showers.
Max
26
Mareeba
Possible shower.
Max
26

Fire Danger: High

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Forecast for Thursday 28 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Atherton
Shower or two.
Min
15
Max
23
Cairns
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
27
Cooktown
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
27
Innisfail
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
26
Mareeba
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
26

Forecast for Friday 29 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Atherton
Shower or two.
Min
15
Max
24
Cairns
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
28
Cooktown
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
27
Innisfail
Shower or two.
Min
19
Max
27
Mareeba
Shower or two.
Min
18
Max
27

Forecast for Saturday 30 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Atherton
Shower or two.
Min
15
Max
24
Cairns
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
28
Cooktown
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
28
Innisfail
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
27
Mareeba
Shower or two.
Min
18
Max
27

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

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