Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 19 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over the Great Australian Bight extends a ridge across Queensland. An upper trough will push through southern districts today, before a much stronger upper trough enters western Queensland over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 36.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Weipa 35
Mostly sunny. Coen 30
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 35
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 30

Saturday 20 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Sunday 21 September

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Monday 22 September

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

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

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