Southeast Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A tropical low (ex-tropical cyclone Alfred) lies over land in far northern Queensland, near the border with the Northern Territory, and will move westwards across the Top End over the next few days. An upper level trough extends from the northwest of the state into the southern interior and should shift slowly eastwards over the south of the state over the couple of days, whilst remaining slow-moving in the northwest. A high in the Tasman Sea will maintain a ridge over eastern Queensland.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Thursday 23 February

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Beaudesert 18 32
Mostly sunny. Brisbane 21 31
Mostly sunny. Gatton 17 33
Mostly sunny. Ipswich 18 32
Mostly sunny. Logan Central 20 31
Mostly sunny. Maroochydore 21 30
Mostly sunny. Redcliffe 22 29
Mostly sunny. Surfers Paradise 20 29

Friday 24 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 25 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the southern border ranges in the evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sunday 26 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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