Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 30 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A surface trough will lay near the eastern tropical coast today and tomorrow, before decaying. A ridge of high pressure lies over western Queensland, and will weaken and move slowly eastwards towards the east coast over the next few days. A cold front will move east across far southwestern Queensland on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Mostly clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 31 August

Mostly sunny. Areas of fog in the east in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Weipa 19 34
Mostly sunny. Coen 17 30
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 17 35
Mostly sunny. Thursday Island 23 29

Tuesday 1 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Wednesday 2 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Thursday 3 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

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

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