Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 14 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand will maintain a ridge over the east Queensland coast today. The ridge will weaken over the next few days as the high centre shifts to the southeast of New Zealand. Thunderstorm activity in the west of the state is associated with a surface trough over southwest Queensland. Showers and thunderstorms should extend further east into the southern and southeastern interior during today and Thursday as the trough system moves east. By Friday, the trough and its associated band of showers and thunderstorms should lie from the northwest to the far southeast of the state, with the trough likely to remain slow moving through Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bundaberg 29
Mostly sunny. Gympie 29
Mostly sunny. Hervey Bay 28
Partly cloudy. Kingaroy 29
Partly cloudy. Maryborough 29
Partly cloudy. Gayndah 31

Thursday 15 November

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 16 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 17 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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