Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Saturday 26 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough lies over the southeastern interior of Queensland is expected to contract off the southern coast in the early hours of Sunday. A ridge extends along the north Queensland coast from a high in the Tasman Sea. A new high will enter New South Wales on Sunday, maintaining the ridge and extending a dry airmass into southern and central Queensland. The high should weaken from Monday, with the ridge gradually relaxing as a result.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. The chance of light showers north of Coen, clearing during the evening, then the chance of light showers later tonight. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Sunday 27 July

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers north of Coen in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Weipa 19 30
Partly cloudy. Coen 17 27
Partly cloudy. Palmerville 15 30
A few showers easing. Thursday Island 23 27

Monday 28 July

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the east developing late in the morning, clearing in the afternoon, then the chance of showers during the late afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Tuesday 29 July

The chance of showers north of Coen in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Wednesday 30 July

Mostly sunny day. The chance of showers in the east in the evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

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