Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Monday 21 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough extends from the Gulf Country towards the southern interior of Queensland. Another trough in the deep tropics remains slow-moving to the north of Cape York Peninsula. A high pressure system over southeastern Australia is moving slowly eastwards, and extends a ridge over southeast Queensland and along the tropical east coast. A relatively dry airmass is in place across most of Queensland.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, more frequent in the east. Isolated thunderstorms north of Weipa, extending throughout from early this afternoon. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 34.

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
Chance of a storm. Weipa 32
A few showers then storms. Coen 29
Chance of a storm. Palmerville 30
Showers and chance of a storm. Thursday Island 30

Tuesday 22 April

Cloudy. Scattered showers, more frequent north of Coen. Isolated thunderstorms. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 23 April

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, more frequent north of Weipa. Isolated thunderstorms. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Thursday 24 April

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the west, extending throughout in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

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

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