Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:18 pm EST on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the central Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The ridge will relax mid week as the high moves to the east of New Zealand and weakens. A surface trough extends through central Australia and is expected to shift east into southwestern Queensland on Tuesday. The trough is then expected to remain slow moving over the southern interior of the state until late in the week.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Tuesday 23 December

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 7:40 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bundaberg 20 30
Mostly sunny. Gympie 18 30
Partly cloudy. Hervey Bay 21 30
Sunny. Kingaroy 15 30
Partly cloudy. Maryborough 19 30
Mostly sunny. Gayndah 18 33

Wednesday 24 December

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Thursday 25 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Friday 26 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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