Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 24 August 2016
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 27 August 2016.
A high pressure system north of New Zealand extends a weak ridge towards the Queensland coast. An upper level trough and an associated surface trough will gradually move to the east during today with drier air then extending into western Queensland. A high should then build over the south of the continent towards the end of the week, extending a drier, cooler air mass into most of Queensland.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 24 August
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 27.
Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing and swimming.
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate
Sun protection 8:50am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Forecast for Thursday 25 August
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.
Forecast for Friday 26 August
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.
Forecast for Saturday 27 August
Sunny. Patches of morning frost inland. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.
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