Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 15 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A high over southeastern Australia extends a ridge across Queensland. A surface trough will move into the far southwest of the state late on Monday, with the trough moving eastwards through southern Queensland on Tuesday, leading to an increase in fire dangers.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Monday 16 September

Partly cloudy. The slight (20%) chance of a shower about the exposed east coast. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming easterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 18 33
Partly cloudy. Coen 17 28
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 11 32
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 21 30

Tuesday 17 September

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Wednesday 18 September

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Thursday 19 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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