Peninsula Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 28 January 2023.

Weather Situation

A lingering trough will produce showers and potentially severe thunderstorms over the southern and southeastern interior today. A weak trough in the northern Coral Sea is combing with a strengthening ridge along the east coast to enhance showers and thunderstorms about the far north over the next few days. Another trough may move into the far west of the state on Sunday before moving slowly eastwards. This trough is likely to be a focus of showers and potentially severe thunderstorms next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - No Rating

Sun protection 8:40am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Weipa 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Coen 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Palmerville 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Thursday Island 31

Sunday 29 January

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. 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 the low to mid 30s.

Monday 30 January

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

Tuesday 31 January

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. 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 Saturday.

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