Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 5:09 pm EST on Saturday 19 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough extends from the Gulf Country towards the southern interior of Queensland. A high pressure system over southeastern Australia is moving slowly east, and extends a ridge through Queensland. The high is pushing dry air across most of Queensland.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

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

Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing and swimming.

Sunday 20 April

Patchy fog early in the morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bundaberg 14 29
Mostly sunny. Gympie 12 29
Mostly sunny. Hervey Bay 15 29
Sunny. Kingaroy 8 27
Mostly sunny. Maryborough 14 30
Sunny. Gayndah 12 30

Monday 21 April

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly and light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Tuesday 22 April

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Wednesday 23 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

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

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