Peninsula Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 30 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a weakening ridge along the eastern Queensland coast. A series of upper troughs will extend cloud and possible patchy light rain into southwestern Queensland during the weekend. A surface trough will shift east over the state during the weekend, most likely moving off the southern Queensland coast early Monday. A high will move east over southern Australia early next week, extending a cold, dry airmass into the southern half of Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, mostly north of Weipa. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.

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
Partly cloudy. Weipa 31
Possible shower. Coen 28
Mostly sunny. Palmerville 34
Shower or two. Thursday Island 30

Sunday 31 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Monday 1 June

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Tuesday 2 June

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

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

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