Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak surface trough lies near the southeastern tropical coast, and is near stationary. A ridge of high pressure lies over the centre of the state, and will weaken and move slowly eastwards across the state over the next few days. A cold front will move rapidly eastwards across southern Queensland during Wednesday and off the east coast during Thursday, with cooler and dryer air spreading across most of the state in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning, mainly in the east. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Weipa 34
Morning fog. Coen 29
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 34
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 29

Wednesday 2 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Thursday 3 September

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Friday 4 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

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

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