Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 11:12 am EST on Sunday 19 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong upper trough and its associated cloud and patchy rain band will move eastwards across the south of the state during Sunday and Monday, before clearing off the southeast coast during Monday afternoon. A strengthening high pressure system in the Great Australian Bight will push cold, dry air across western Queensland on Monday and across most of the state from Tuesday onwards.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, becoming less likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Weipa 32
Showers. Possible storm. Coen 29
Showers. Possible afternoon storm. Palmerville 34
Shower or two. Thursday Island 31

Monday 20 April

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers north of Coen, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Tuesday 21 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Coen, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 22 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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