Peninsula Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 23 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A high near New Zealand maintains a weak ridge along the east coast. A trough over western Queensland will move slowly eastwards across the interior of the state over the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Palmerville, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south and west later this evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Saturday 24 October

Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Palmerville, most likely at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south and west. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Weipa 21 38
Mostly sunny. Coen 20 33
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 20 37
Mostly sunny. Thursday Island 24 33

Sunday 25 October

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Monday 26 October

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

Tuesday 27 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Palmerville, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Coen in the morning. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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