Wide Bay and Burnett District

IDQ10240

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast

Issued at 4:16 pm EST on Sunday 21 December 2014
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 25 December 2014.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A high over the western Tasman Sea extends a strengthening ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The high will move slowly eastwards and then stall near New Zealand early to mid next week. A surface trough extends over the southern inland of Queensland, and will move westwards to merge with a new trough that will move from central Australia into far western Queensland on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 21 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of showers, mostly inland. The chance of thunderstorms inland. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Forecast for Monday 22 December

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Possible shower.
Min
20
Max
30
Gayndah
Partly cloudy.
Min
19
Max
32
Gympie
Partly cloudy.
Min
19
Max
30
Hervey Bay
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
29
Kingaroy
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
29
Maryborough
Partly cloudy.
Min
19
Max
30

Fire Danger: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 7:40 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Forecast for Tuesday 23 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
30
Gayndah
Mostly sunny.
Min
18
Max
32
Gympie
Partly cloudy.
Min
18
Max
30
Hervey Bay
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
29
Kingaroy
Mostly sunny.
Min
15
Max
29
Maryborough
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
30

Forecast for Wednesday 24 December

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Bundaberg
Partly cloudy.
Min
20
Max
31
Gayndah
Mostly sunny.
Min
19
Max
34
Gympie
Possible morning shower.
Min
18
Max
31
Hervey Bay
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
30
Kingaroy
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
31
Maryborough
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
31

Forecast for Thursday 25 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Bundaberg
Possible late shower.
Min
21
Max
31
Gayndah
Possible late shower.
Min
21
Max
35
Gympie
Possible late shower.
Min
19
Max
33
Hervey Bay
Possible late shower.
Min
22
Max
31
Kingaroy
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
31
Maryborough
Possible late shower.
Min
19
Max
33

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

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