Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Saturday 30 April 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge over eastern Queensland. The ridge will gradually relax over the coming days as the high shifts slowly eastwards. A weak trough near Fraser Island will move southwards across southeast Queensland on Sunday. A cold front will enter southwestern Queensland today and should then shift slowly eastwards over the southern half of the state during the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Sunday 1 May

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

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible afternoon shower. Weipa 25 33
Shower or two. Coen 23 29
Partly cloudy. Palmerville 21 34
Shower or two. Thursday Island 26 31

Monday 2 May

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h 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.

Tuesday 3 May

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower north of Weipa. Light winds becoming easterly 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 31 to 36.

Wednesday 4 May

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. 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.

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

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