Thursday Island Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 13 December 2018.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Max 33
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Chance of any rain: 70%

Peninsula area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Weipa 33
Shower or two. Possible storm. Coen 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Palmerville 34
Shower or two. Possible storm. Thursday Island 33

Friday 14 December

Summary
Min 28
Max 33
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 30 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Peninsula area

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible south of Coen. Destructive wind gusts exceeding 130 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Owen. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Saturday 15 December

Summary
Min 28
Max 33
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 35 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Peninsula area

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible south of Palmerville. Damaging wind gusts to 120 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Owen. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Sunday 16 December

Summary
Min 28
Max 33
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 40 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Peninsula area

Mostly sunny. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sun protection recommended from 8:20 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Monday 17 December

Summary
Min 28
Max 33
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Tuesday 18 December

Summary
Min 28
Max 33
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 4 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Wednesday 19 December

Summary
Min 28
Max 33
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

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

Product derived from IDQ11295 and IDQ10110