Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
North Tropical Coast and Tablelands District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 31 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 3 September 2015.
A surface trough will lay near the eastern tropical coast today, before decaying on Tuesday. A ridge of high pressure lies over western Queensland, and will weaken and move slowly eastwards across the state over the next few days. A cold front will move eastwards across southern Queensland from Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 31 August
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.
Fire Danger: High
UV Alert from 8:50 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Forecast for Tuesday 1 September
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.
Forecast for Wednesday 2 September
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
Forecast for Thursday 3 September
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.
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