Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Monday 22 September 2014.
A high pressure system over southeast Australia will move eastwards into the Tasman Sea during today and move slowly across the Tasman Sea during the next few days. The high extends a firm ridge along Queensland's east coast which will gradually weaken over the next few days as the high moves away. An upper level disturbance over southwest Queensland will move gradually eastwards today and weaken rapidly overnight before clearing off the east coast on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Cloudy. Scattered showers, more frequent in the north. Isolated thunderstorms inland. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 8:40 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Tuesday 23 September
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the morning. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Wednesday 24 September
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
Thursday 25 September
Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.