Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

Weather Situation

An active monsoon trough extends over the Gulf, Cape York Peninsula, and northern Coral Sea. A number of embedded low pressure systems within the trough may deepen over the next week. A low in the Gulf is forecast to develop into a tropical cyclone on Wednesday. A weak ridge extends along the east coast south of the monsoon trough, strengthening from Thursday as a new high moves into the southern Tasman Sea. An inland trough will linger over the southwest for several days.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Wednesday 27 January

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 7:50am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Bundaberg 21 31
Partly cloudy. Gympie 19 32
Partly cloudy. Hervey Bay 21 31
Mostly sunny. Kingaroy 18 33
Partly cloudy. Maryborough 19 32
Mostly sunny. Gayndah 21 36

Thursday 28 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 29 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 30 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning easterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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