Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 6 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A surface trough will contract east off the southern coast this morning. A slow moving high pressure system will develop over southwestern Australia today, extending a firm ridge into Queensland in the wake of the trough. Winds will tend more moist onshore about the east coast during Thursday, while a dry airmass will persist through the interior.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. The chance of fog in the east early this morning. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 33
Mostly sunny. Coen 30
Sunny. Palmerville 35
Mostly sunny. Thursday Island 31

Thursday 7 May

Sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, mostly near the coast. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Friday 8 May

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Saturday 9 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

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

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