North Tropical Coast and Tablelands

IDQ10140

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

North Tropical Coast and Tablelands District Forecast

Issued at 4:16 pm EST on Saturday 28 February 2015
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 4 March 2015.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A surface trough extends from the northwest of the state to the southeast interior and will remain in the same general area over the next few days. A mid level high over central Australia will maintain hot temperatures across the southern interior well into next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 28 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms inland. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Forecast for Sunday 1 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms inland from the late morning. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Atherton
Shower or two.
Min
19
Max
30
Cairns
Possible shower.
Min
24
Max
32
Cooktown
Partly cloudy.
Min
24
Max
33
Innisfail
Possible shower.
Min
24
Max
32
Mareeba
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
32

Fire Danger: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Forecast for Monday 2 March

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Atherton
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
30
Cairns
Possible shower.
Min
23
Max
32
Cooktown
Mostly sunny.
Min
24
Max
33
Innisfail
Partly cloudy.
Min
23
Max
33
Mareeba
Possible shower developing.
Min
20
Max
32

Forecast for Tuesday 3 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Atherton
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
29
Cairns
Shower or two.
Min
24
Max
32
Cooktown
Shower or two.
Min
24
Max
32
Innisfail
Possible shower.
Min
24
Max
32
Mareeba
Partly cloudy.
Min
21
Max
31

Forecast for Wednesday 4 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Atherton
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
29
Cairns
Possible shower.
Min
24
Max
32
Cooktown
Shower or two.
Min
24
Max
32
Innisfail
Shower or two.
Min
24
Max
32
Mareeba
Possible shower.
Min
20
Max
31

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

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