Southeast Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 1 March 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough aligned across the Cape York Peninsula and extends into the monsoon trough over the Coral Sea. A deepening tropical low [998 hPa] embedded in the monsoon trough offshore of Cairns is expected to deepen further over the next few days, with the potential to develop into a tropical cyclone on Tuesday morning. A ridge extends from a high near New Zealand onto the east coast south of the monsoon trough. A second trough over interior parts will slowly move eastwards over the next few days, extending offshore of southeast coastal parts early on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland during this afternoon and evening, possibly severe in the far southwest. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:10am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Beaudesert 33
Partly cloudy. Brisbane 33
Hot. Possible shower. Gatton 36
Possible shower. Ipswich 35
Possible shower. Logan Central 32
Partly cloudy. Maroochydore 29
Partly cloudy. Redcliffe 30
Possible shower developing. Surfers Paradise 31

Tuesday 2 March

Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the southern border ranges, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, possibly severe inland. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Wednesday 3 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 4 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending easterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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