Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.
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