Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
North Tropical Coast and Tablelands District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Sunday 4 December 2016
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 7 December 2016.
A high in the Tasman Sea will remain slow-moving over the next few days and will continue to extend a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. A surface trough will approach the far southwest of Queensland later today and will move gradually north and eastwards over the interior over the next few days, likely entering southeast Queensland on Wednesday. A hot airmass is expected to linger over much of the interior of the state during the coming days, whilst sea breezes will ameliorate the hot conditions near the east coast.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 4 December
Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 36.
Fire Danger: Very High
Sun protection 8:10am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]
Forecast for Monday 5 December
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.
Forecast for Tuesday 6 December
Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.
Forecast for Wednesday 7 December
Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Sunday.
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