Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak surface trough is drifting eastwards across southern Queensland, and is expected near the southeast interior by late Wednesday. Warm northerly winds ahead of the trough. A new high pressure system should drift eastwards across southeast Australia from Wednesday, pushing fresh and gusty southeast winds across Queensland's western districts.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Light winds.

Wednesday 1 October

Sunny day. The chance of showers and thunderstorms near the coast in the evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Very High

UV Alert from 8:10 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bundaberg 13 29
Chance of a late storm. Gympie 12 33
Sunny. Hervey Bay 14 26
Mostly sunny. Kingaroy 10 32
Sunny. Maryborough 13 30
Sunny. Gayndah 12 34

Thursday 2 October

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers near the coast. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 3 October

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 4 October

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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