North Tropical Coast and Tablelands

IDQ10140

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

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.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

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.

Atherton
Possible shower developing.
Max
26
Cairns
Possible shower.
Max
29
Cooktown
Morning fog then mostly sunny.
Max
28
Innisfail
Morning fog. Shower or two.
Max
27
Mareeba
Possible afternoon shower.
Max
29

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.

Atherton
Partly cloudy.
Min
14
Max
26
Cairns
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
29
Cooktown
Partly cloudy.
Min
19
Max
28
Innisfail
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
28
Mareeba
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
29

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.

Atherton
Partly cloudy.
Min
14
Max
27
Cairns
Partly cloudy.
Min
20
Max
28
Cooktown
Mostly sunny.
Min
20
Max
29
Innisfail
Partly cloudy.
Min
18
Max
28
Mareeba
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
29

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.

Atherton
Mostly sunny.
Min
13
Max
29
Cairns
Mostly sunny.
Min
19
Max
30
Cooktown
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
29
Innisfail
Mostly sunny.
Min
17
Max
29
Mareeba
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
32

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

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