Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:09 pm EST on Friday 28 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will strengthen today as a new high centre develops over the western Tasman Sea. An upper trough lies over southeastern Queensland and is moving eastwards. A slow moving surface trough lies through the southwest of the state. A coastal trough is moving northwards to lie near Fraser Island by this evening and then weakening.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Saturday 29 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 7:40 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Bundaberg 20 29
Possible shower. Gympie 19 29
Possible shower. Hervey Bay 20 28
Possible shower or storm. Kingaroy 16 28
Possible shower. Maryborough 19 28
Possible shower or storm. Gayndah 19 31

Sunday 30 November

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 1 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 2 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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