Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Wednesday 24 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the Queensland east coast. The high is expected to slowly move eastwards over the next few days while relaxing the ridge along the Queensland east coast. A surface trough and an associated upper level trough situated across central Australia are expected to move eastwards and enter southwest Queensland later today.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers this morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:20 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning shower or two. Bundaberg 25
Shower or two clearing. Gympie 25
Morning shower or two. Hervey Bay 24
Afternoon shower or two. Kingaroy 25
Shower or two clearing. Maryborough 25
Afternoon shower or two. Gayndah 27

Thursday 25 September

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers inland in the afternoon and evening, extending throughout in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms inland in the afternoon and evening, extending throughout in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 26 September

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Saturday 27 September

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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