Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 19 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A high over southern Australia extends a weak ridge over southern Queensland, with a weak trough lingering in the northwest today and tomorrow. A trough over the Coral Sea will move slowly westwards towards the northeast coast over the next few days, moving over land on Wednesday. A second trough will move into the southwest on Tuesday, reaching the southeast on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the west coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 20 April

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Weipa 24 31
Shower or two. Possible storm. Coen 22 28
Shower or two. Possible storm. Palmerville 21 31
Showers. Possible storm. Thursday Island 25 31

Wednesday 21 April

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 22 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 23 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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