Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 4:34 pm EST on Sunday 29 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A surface trough will remain slow moving through the interior of the state during the next couple of days before weakening mid week. A slow moving high over the western Tasman Sea will maintain a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast during the forecast period. An upper level trough over northwestern New South Wales is expected to amplify as it moves east northeast over southern and central Queensland during Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Monday 30 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Coen, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:00 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Weipa 24 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Coen 22 29
Partly cloudy. Palmerville 22 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Thursday Island 25 31

Tuesday 31 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Coen, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Wednesday 1 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Thursday 2 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coen. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

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

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