Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Thursday 21 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A large high near Tasmania will move slowly to the east and strengthen over the next few days, extending a firm ridge through most of Queensland. A weak upper low lies inland near the Queensland/NSW border, while slow-moving surface troughs lie over the eastern inland and just off the southeast Queensland coast.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, becoming less likely during the evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Bundaberg 12 23
A few showers. Gympie 10 20
A few showers. Hervey Bay 12 21
Shower or two. Kingaroy 6 19
A few showers. Maryborough 12 22
Shower or two. Gayndah 10 22

Saturday 23 August

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers about Fraser Island, extending throughout from the late morning until evening. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Sunday 24 August

Cloudy. High chance of showers about Fraser Island, medium chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Monday 25 August

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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