Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 28 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system, currently over New South Wales, will move slowly east across the Tasman Sea during the next few days, extending a firm ridge into eastern Queensland. Moisture levels increase across the state from tomorrow as winds tend more onshore about the east Queensland coast. An upper level trough is expected to approach far southwest Queensland on Tuesday and then move eastwards across the southern interior on Wednesday whilst weakening. A more significant trough system will likely approach southwestern Queensland on Thursday and move east across the interior of the state on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear. Light winds.

Monday 29 August

Sunny. Areas of frost in the south in the early morning. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bundaberg 10 25
Sunny. Gympie 6 25
Mostly sunny. Hervey Bay 9 24
Sunny. Kingaroy 3 24
Mostly sunny. Maryborough 7 25
Sunny. Gayndah 7 26

Tuesday 30 August

Partly cloudy. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 31 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about Fraser Island, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Thursday 1 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

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

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