Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Monday 21 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A slow moving surface trough extends from the Gulf Country towards the southern interior of Queensland. A high pressure system 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 will shift west over the Coral Sea towards the east tropical and central Queensland coasts during Wednesday. Dry conditions will persist throughout much of southern and western Queensland throughout the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Tuesday 22 April

Cloudy. Scattered showers, becoming less likely during the evening. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds easterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 24 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 24 31
A few showers. Coen 22 28
Shower or two. Palmerville 19 31
Showers and chance of a storm. Thursday Island 25 30

Wednesday 23 April

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, becoming less likely during the evening. The chance of thunderstorms in the west, extending throughout from the early afternoon. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Thursday 24 April

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

Friday 25 April

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Winds east to southeasterly and light. 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 Tuesday.

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