Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Wednesday 23 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A slow moving surface trough extends from the Gulf Country towards the southern interior of Queensland. A high pressure system [1024 hpa] over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will weaken as the high shifts east through the Tasman Sea during the next few days. A weak trough over the Coral Sea towards will continue to shift west towards the east tropical and central Queensland coasts this evening. An upper level trough over western Queensland will move slowly eastwards into central districts during tomorrow.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Winds east to southeasterly and light.

Thursday 24 April

Cloudy. Isolated showers. The chance of thunderstorms from the early afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly and light. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
A few showers. Weipa 25 32
Showers, chance storm. Coen 23 27
A few showers. Palmerville 22 31
Shower or two increasing. Thursday Island 26 30

Friday 25 April

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms north of Weipa, extending throughout from the late morning. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Saturday 26 April

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms north of Weipa, extending throughout. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sunday 27 April

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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