Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Wednesday 17 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over the Great Australian Bight extends a ridge into southwestern Queensland. A surface trough will move off the southern coast late this evening, with the high pressure ridge extending across southeastern Queensland in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Thursday 18 September

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - Very High

UV Alert from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bundaberg 14 28
Sunny. Gympie 11 27
Sunny. Hervey Bay 13 26
Sunny. Kingaroy 8 25
Sunny. Maryborough 12 28
Sunny. Gayndah 12 29

Friday 19 September

Sunny day. The chance of showers in the south at night. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 20 September

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 21 September

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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