Peninsula Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A surface extends from near Kowanyama to near Fraser Island. This surface trough will move northeast and weaken as a ridge of high pressure develops over the southern interior early on Monday. A weak upper trough will move across the far southeast this afternoon and evening while another upper trough approaches the southwest of the state late on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

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

Monday 26 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:40am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 23 37
Partly cloudy. Coen 20 33
Sunny. Palmerville 20 38
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 26 32

Tuesday 27 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Wednesday 28 September

Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Palmerville in the evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Thursday 29 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower south of Coen, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Palmerville in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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