Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Saturday 31 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A deep low in the Tasman Sea will move to the southeast over the weekend, whilst a high in the Southern Ocean will move slowly eastwards over the next few days whilst strengthening. A trough over the interior of the state will move eastwards through today. A weak upper trough will move eastwards across southern Queensland today, contacting of the east coast tonight. A more significant upper trough will enter the southwest of the state early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bundaberg 33
Mostly sunny. Gympie 35
Mostly sunny. Hervey Bay 32
Partly cloudy. Kingaroy 34
Mostly sunny. Maryborough 34
Mostly sunny. Gayndah 35

Sunday 1 February

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Monday 2 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 3 February

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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