Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge extends along the east Queensland coast. A broad area of low pressure will develop through the interior of the state during the next couple of days and should extend into southeastern Queensland during the weekend. Hot to very hot conditions will also extend from the southern interior of the state to remaining southern, western and central parts from Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Showers near the west coast, clearing later this evening. Clear elsewhere. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 23 October

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Fire Danger - Very High

UV Alert from 8:30 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Weipa 20 35
Mostly sunny. Coen 18 29
Sunny. Palmerville 17 34
Mostly sunny. Thursday Island 25 31

Friday 24 October

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Saturday 25 October

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

Sunday 26 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

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

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