Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 3 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A large high over southeastern Australia extends a strong ridge into western Queensland. The high will remain near stationary during the forecast period but will gradually weaken during Thursday and Friday as the high weakens. Cool south to southwesterly winds will extend across the state during today.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

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

Thursday 4 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Weipa 17 34
Mostly sunny. Coen 15 29
Sunny. Palmerville 12 33
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 23 30

Friday 5 September

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Saturday 6 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Sunday 7 September

Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

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

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