Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 26 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A high near New Zealand maintains a weak ridge along the tropical east coast, while a high west of Tasmania extends a ridge over southwest Queensland. A trough extends from the Gulf Country through the eastern interior of the state, with moist and unstable air to its north and east. A series of upper level troughs will move across central and southern parts of the state, enhancing the instability and supporting severe thunderstorms over eastern parts of the state for the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers this morning. The slight chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Bundaberg 30
Shower or two. Gympie 31
Shower or two. Hervey Bay 28
Morning shower or two. Kingaroy 28
Shower or two. Maryborough 30
Partly cloudy. Gayndah 31

Tuesday 27 October

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Wednesday 28 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 29 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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