Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 4:36 pm EST on Monday 30 November 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 4 December 2015.
A weak ridge will persist over the east Queensland coast over the next few days. A new surface trough will enter western Queensland on Tuesday and shift east over the interior of the state on Wednesday before contracting off the southeast coast late Wednesday or early Thursday. The surface trough and cooler south to southeasterly winds will then shift northwards into the Capricornia coast on Thursday. Unstable conditions will persist over areas near and east of the trough, enhanced by a series of weak upper troughs moving across the south of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 30 November
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Forecast for Tuesday 1 December
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 7:40 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Forecast for Wednesday 2 December
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.
Forecast for Thursday 3 December
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
Forecast for Friday 4 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Tuesday.
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