Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 4:32 pm EST on Friday 19 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days whilst strengthening. The high will lead to a firm ridge of high pressure developing along the east coast of Queensland over the weekend and early next week. An upper trough will enter the southwest of the state on Sunday and move eastwards over the Queensland interior on Monday before contracting off the east coast during Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly in the evening.

Saturday 20 September

Mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Weipa 18 35
Mostly sunny. Coen 15 30
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 15 36
Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 24 31

Sunday 21 September

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Monday 22 September

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Tuesday 23 September

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

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

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