Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:26 pm EST on Saturday 23 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system will remain over southeastern Australia for the next few days, maintaining a firm ridge of high pressure up Queensland's east coast. The ridge and high should start to weaken during the middle of the week, and a new high pressure system will push into the Great Australian Bight late next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Sunday 24 May

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Weipa 21 32
Mostly sunny. Coen 18 28
Sunny. Palmerville 15 33
Shower or two. Thursday Island 24 30

Monday 25 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Coen, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Tuesday 26 May

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Wednesday 27 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

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

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