Southeast Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 7 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system east of New Zealand extends a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. A surface trough over the interior will move gradually north and eastwards today, entering far southeast Queensland today before weakening on Thursday. A new surface trough then enters the southwest of the state on Thursday evening. A hot airmass will persist east of the trough today, however temperates will become cooler than normal over much of central and southern Queensland by Friday as a cooler southerly change moves into the state.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Beaudesert 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Brisbane 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Gatton 36
Shower or two. Possible storm. Ipswich 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Logan Central 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Maroochydore 31
Shower or two. Possible storm. Redcliffe 29
Shower or two. Possible storm. Surfers Paradise 27

Thursday 8 December

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Friday 9 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 10 December

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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