Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Sunday 23 October 2016
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 26 October 2016.
An upper trough is moving across the state today, contracting northeast to the tropics by Monday, and then offshore completely during Tuesday. An associated surface trough is moving north along the northern coast. A high in the Great Australian Bight will move eastwards across southern Australia over the next few days, extending a ridge and cool air into Queensland in the wake of the surface trough.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 23 October
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of patchy rain near the coast, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
Fire Danger: High
Sun protection 7:50am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Forecast for Monday 24 October
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Forecast for Tuesday 25 October
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Forecast for Wednesday 26 October
Sunny. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Sunday.
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