Peninsula Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 28 February 2020.

Weather Situation

A humid tropical airmass is in place over the far north. A surface trough extends from the northwest to the southeast interior, with a moist and unstable airmass to its east leading to showers and thunderstorms over the eastern districts.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls. Light winds.

Saturday 29 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower or storm. Weipa 24 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Coen 24 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Palmerville 25 34
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 25 32

Sunday 1 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Monday 2 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 3 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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