Wide Bay and Burnett District

IDQ10240

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast

Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 25 May 2016
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 29 May 2016.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

An upper trough will contract off northeastern Queensland this evening, however some instability will persist across far northern areas into tomorrow. A high over northern New South Wales will move slowly eastwards into the Coral Sea during the remainder of today, extending dry air and a ridge into southern and central Queensland. A broad upper trough over southern Australia will increase cloud across southern Queensland on Thursday with increasing chances of showers and possibly some patchy rain in the southern and southeast interior. A significant surface trough will move across the state from Friday with dry and cool west to southwesterly winds extending across most of the state in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 25 May

Clear. Light winds.

Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing and swimming about the east Fraser coast and extending southwards.

Forecast for Thursday 26 May

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing and swimming about the east Fraser coast and extending southwards.

Bundaberg
Sunny.
Min
12
Max
28
Gayndah
Sunny.
Min
7
Max
31
Gympie
Sunny.
Min
7
Max
28
Hervey Bay
Sunny.
Min
13
Max
27
Kingaroy
Sunny.
Min
3
Max
27
Maryborough
Sunny.
Min
9
Max
29

Fire Danger: High

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Forecast for Friday 27 May

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

Bundaberg
Possible shower developing.
Min
19
Max
31
Gayndah
Possible late shower.
Min
17
Max
31
Gympie
Possible late shower.
Min
15
Max
29
Hervey Bay
Possible shower developing.
Min
18
Max
29
Kingaroy
Possible morning shower.
Min
13
Max
24
Maryborough
Possible late shower.
Min
17
Max
31

Forecast for Saturday 28 May

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending westerly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Bundaberg
Mostly sunny.
Min
15
Max
26
Gayndah
Sunny.
Min
11
Max
25
Gympie
Sunny.
Min
10
Max
25
Hervey Bay
Mostly sunny.
Min
14
Max
25
Kingaroy
Sunny.
Min
5
Max
21
Maryborough
Sunny.
Min
13
Max
26

Forecast for Sunday 29 May

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Bundaberg
Sunny.
Min
11
Max
25
Gayndah
Sunny.
Min
7
Max
24
Gympie
Sunny.
Min
7
Max
24
Hervey Bay
Sunny.
Min
11
Max
24
Kingaroy
Sunny.
Min
3
Max
20
Maryborough
Sunny.
Min
9
Max
25

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

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