Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 24 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 and extend into southeastern Queensland during the weekend. Hot to very hot conditions will also extend from the southern interior to remaining southern, western and central parts during the weekend and should persist into early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Saturday 25 October

Mostly 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 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 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
Sunny. Weipa 18 35
Mostly sunny. Coen 19 29
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 17 35
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 25 31

Sunday 26 October

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Monday 27 October

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

Tuesday 28 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

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

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