Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 27 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough and an associated patchy rain band has now contracted off the southeast coast of Queensland and into the Coral Sea. A high pressure system over South Australia will move slowly eastwards during Tuesday and Wednesday, gradually extending a firm ridge and a dry, cold airmass into Queensland in the wake of the trough. A ridge of high pressure will persist across much of Queensland through the remainder of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Light winds.

Tuesday 28 June

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 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
Mostly sunny. Weipa 21 32
Partly cloudy. Coen 20 27
Partly cloudy. Palmerville 19 31
Possible shower. Thursday Island 25 29

Wednesday 29 June

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 30 June

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 1 July

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

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

Product IDQ10110