Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 5:47 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia will continue to weaken through the remainder of today and Friday. A new, weak high pressure system will develop over the southern Coral Sea over the weekend. Moist onshore winds about the east tropical coast will lead to some showers and drizzle areas throughout the forecast period. Fine and mostly sunny conditions will persist over much of the remainder of the state, with some early frost patches expected over the southern and central interior. Daytime temperatures will increase further over the interior and southeast of the state from Friday and these warm June temperatures will persist into early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 23 June

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or drizzle north and east of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:40am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 19 30
Mostly sunny. Coen 17 27
Partly cloudy. Palmerville 14 30
Possible shower. Thursday Island 24 29

Saturday 24 June

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sunday 25 June

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 26 June

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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