Peninsula Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:29 pm EST on Thursday 27 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will strengthen on Friday as a new high centre develops over the western Tasman Sea. An upper trough lies over southern Queensland and is moving eastwards. A slow moving surface trough lies through the southwest of the state. A coastal trough will most likely enter far southern Queensland waters during Thursday afternoon and shift north, lying near Fraser Island by Friday and then weakening.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west later this evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 28 November

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:30 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 23 37
Mostly sunny. Coen 20 32
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 21 38
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 27 33

Saturday 29 November

The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

Sunday 30 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Monday 1 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 39.

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

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