Peninsula Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak surface trough is drifting eastwards across southern Queensland, and is expected near the southeast interior by late Wednesday. Warm northerly winds ahead of the trough. A new high pressure system should drift eastwards across southeast Australia from Wednesday, pushing fresh and gusty southeast winds across Queensland's western districts.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 1 October

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Fire Danger - Very High

UV Alert from 8:40 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 34
Mostly sunny. Coen 15 28
Sunny. Palmerville 15 34
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy. Thursday Island 23 31

Thursday 2 October

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Friday 3 October

Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. 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.

Saturday 4 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

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

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