Southeast Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across the state. The ridge will strengthen along the east coast later this week as the high drifts east across the Tasman Sea. A trough extends across the southwest of the state, moving slowly east across the south of the state before weakening on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the evening.

Thursday 1 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, especially in the west. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the late afternoon then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Surf conditions may be more powerful than they appear and are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing and swimming.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:10am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Beaudesert 10 29
Possible shower. Brisbane 15 28
Shower or two. Possible storm. Gatton 10 29
Possible shower. Ipswich 10 30
Partly cloudy. Logan Central 12 27
Partly cloudy. Maroochydore 13 26
Partly cloudy. Redcliffe 15 26
Partly cloudy. Surfers Paradise 13 25

Friday 2 October

Sunny. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Saturday 3 October

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 4 October

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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