Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Wednesday 23 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A slow moving surface trough extends from the Gulf Country towards the southern interior of Queensland. A high pressure system [1024 hpa] over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will weaken as the high shifts east through the Tasman Sea during the next few days. A weak trough over the Coral Sea towards will continue to shift west towards the east tropical and central Queensland coasts this evening. An upper level trough over western Queensland will move slowly eastwards into central districts during tomorrow.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers. Light winds.

Thursday 24 April

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. The chance of thunderstorms from the early afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 9:00 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
A few showers. Bundaberg 18 27
A few showers clearing. Gympie 14 28
A few showers. Hervey Bay 18 27
Mostly sunny. Kingaroy 12 27
Shower or two. Maryborough 17 28
Partly cloudy. Gayndah 17 29

Friday 25 April

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. The chance of thunderstorms inland from the early afternoon. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 26 April

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 27 April

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. The chance of thunderstorms inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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