Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Monday 22 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia will move eastwards into the Tasman Sea during today and move slowly across the Tasman Sea during the next few days. The high extends a firm ridge along Queensland's east coast which will gradually weaken over the next few days as the high moves away. An upper level disturbance over southwest Queensland will move gradually eastwards today and weaken rapidly overnight before clearing off the east coast on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. Scattered showers, more frequent in the north. Isolated thunderstorms inland. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
A few showers. Bundaberg 23
Shower or two. Gympie 22
Shower or two. Hervey Bay 23
Shower or two. Kingaroy 20
Shower or two. Maryborough 23
A few showers. Gayndah 23

Tuesday 23 September

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the morning. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 24 September

Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Thursday 25 September

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 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 4:15 pm EST Monday.

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