Peninsula Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 27 September 2022.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends over eastern parts of the state with a trough extending through central areas down over southeastern Queensland. The trough will weaken on Thursday, with the southern portion of the trough moving offshore. A low will develop in the Tasman Sea late on Wednesday, moving east over the following few days. A high will strengthen near Tasmania on Thursday and Friday, strengthening the ridge over the state. The high will weaken next weekend with a weak trough moving over western and central Queensland. Tropical moisture may extend across the state early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coen in the late morning and afternoon. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.

Fire Danger - Moderate

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 36
Partly cloudy. Coen 31
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 38
Possible shower. Thursday Island 33

Wednesday 28 September

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Thursday 29 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Friday 30 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

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

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