Southeast Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:17 pm EST on Tuesday 12 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high over the southern Coral Sea extends a ridge across southern Queensland and along the east coast, directing a very dry airmass over most of the state. Very High fire dangers will persist in much of eastern Queensland over the next few days, with Severe fire dangers about parts of southern and southeastern Queensland today and Wednesday as temperatures and winds increase ahead of a cold front over the southwest, moving eastwards across the state. A weak trough will extend from the southeast to the Gulf from Thursday with increasing levels of moisture east of the trough and a return of elevated thunderstorms in the east.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Hot. Clear. Areas of smoke haze in the south. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 13 November

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the southern border ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Areas of smoke haze in the south extending northwards in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

Fire Danger - Severe

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot. Some smoke haze. Beaudesert 17 34
Sunny morning. Some smoke haze. Brisbane 21 33
Hot and mostly sunny. Gatton 18 38
Hot. Some smoke haze. Ipswich 19 36
Some smoke haze. Logan Central 17 32
Mostly sunny. Maroochydore 19 33
Mostly sunny. Redcliffe 21 31
Some smoke haze. Surfers Paradise 18 29

Thursday 14 November

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

Friday 15 November

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

Saturday 16 November

Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

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

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