Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:26 pm EST on Saturday 23 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system will remain over southeastern Australia for the next few days, maintaining a firm ridge of high pressure up Queensland's east coast. The ridge and high should start to weaken during the middle of the week, and a new high pressure system will push into the Great Australian Bight late next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about Fraser Island, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Rough surf conditions.

Sunday 24 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:30 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower developing. Bundaberg 14 24
Possible shower. Gympie 11 23
Shower or two. Hervey Bay 14 24
Partly cloudy. Kingaroy 7 21
Possible shower. Maryborough 13 24
Partly cloudy. Gayndah 10 24

Monday 25 May

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 26 May

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 27 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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