Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 31 July 2015.
A high near New Zealand extend a ridge across Queensland. The ridge will continue to weaken as the high weakens and moves further east. A trough will enter the far southwest of the state during Sunday and move quickly across the state, clearing off the southern and central coasts late on Monday. Warm conditions will extend through the interior and southeast districts in a northwest to northeasterly wind flow ahead of the trough. Cooler southerly winds will extend into the interior of the state in the wake of the trough, reaching the southeast of the state on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Clear. Light winds.
Saturday 1 August
Sunny. Patchy fog near the coast in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:30 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Sunday 2 August
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.
Monday 3 August
Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Tuesday 4 August
Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Saturday.