Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Wednesday 30 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge and dry airmass will dominate weather over much of the state during the next few days, with daytime temperatures remaining above average through southern, central and western districts. A trough will shift east over southern Queensland on Friday, with warm northerly winds to its east tending cool southwesterly in its wake. Little or no rainfall is expected with the trough passage. A strong high pressure system will enter the Great Australian Bight on Friday, extending a firm ridge into western Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bundaberg 25
Light morning frost. Sunny. Gympie 25
Sunny. Hervey Bay 23
Morning frost. Sunny. Kingaroy 23
Sunny. Maryborough 25
Sunny. Gayndah 26

Thursday 31 July

Sunny morning. Areas of morning frost in the south. The chance of light showers about Fraser Island from the early afternoon, increasing to isolated showers at night. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Friday 1 August

Mostly sunny. The chance of light showers in the south in the afternoon. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 2 August

The chance of showers in the north in the morning. Sunny day. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

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

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