Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 25 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the northern Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the Queensland east coast. The high will move slowly eastwards over the next few days before starting to weaken. A trough over southwestern Queensland will move eastwards during Saturday and off the southeast coast early on Sunday. Another high will develop over central New South Wales in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the north and east. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Saturday 26 July

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the north and east. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 19 31
Partly cloudy. Coen 17 26
Partly cloudy. Palmerville 15 30
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 22 29

Sunday 27 July

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers north of Weipa until evening. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Monday 28 July

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Tuesday 29 July

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

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