Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 9 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1029 hPa] in the Great Australian Bight extends a ridge northward across central Queensland. This ridge will strengthen and build along the east coast over the next few days, as the associated high drifts eastward. A cool and drier air airmass will prevail across most of the state over this period.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear. Light winds.

Monday 10 August

Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bundaberg 8 21
Partly cloudy. Gympie 5 19
Mostly sunny. Hervey Bay 8 21
Partly cloudy. Kingaroy 2 16
Mostly sunny. Maryborough 7 21
Partly cloudy. Gayndah 5 20

Tuesday 11 August

Sunny. Areas of frost in the early morning. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 12 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Thursday 13 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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