Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 1 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over southern Australia will remain slow moving during the forecast period. An upper trough over the southern interior will clear off the eastern coast today. The trough will extend a drier and cooler air mass into the state with generally fine and sunny conditions returning to the majority of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:30 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 31
Partly cloudy. Coen 27
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 31
Possible morning shower. Thursday Island 29

Thursday 2 July

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 3 July

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 4 July

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.

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