Peninsula Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:23 pm EST on Friday 31 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. A new high will enter the Tasman Sea on Monday, reinforcing the ridge. A surface trough will shift east over the interior of the state during Saturday and become slow moving before shifting west again early next week. A coastal trough will move north along the southern coast during Sunday and enter the Wide Bay and Capricornia coasts on Monday. An upper level trough will also enter the Wide Bay and Capricornia districts on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Slight chance of light showers developing near the coast. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Saturday 1 November

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of light showers near the coast. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 39.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:20 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 21 37
Partly cloudy. Coen 21 31
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 18 38
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 25 32

Sunday 2 November

Partly cloudy. Slight chance of light showers near the coast. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Monday 3 November

Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Palmerville in the evening. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Tuesday 4 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Coen in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

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

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