Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 4:19 pm EST on Thursday 29 September 2016
for the period until midnight EST Monday 3 October 2016.
A weak ridge of high pressure extends from a high over the southern Coral Sea to the northern tropical coast. An upper trough is maintaining a cloud band over central and southern Queensland and will shift eastwards tonight and off much of the east coast early on Friday. A cold front associated with the upper trough will also move eastwards through eastern Queensland tonight, reaching the Coral Sea as far north as about Cardwell early Friday morning. The next upper trough will approach southwestern Queensland late Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 29 September
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h.
Forecast for Friday 30 September
Mostly sunny. High (80%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, medium (50%) chance elsewhere, clearing during the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 29.
Fire Danger: Very High
Sun protection 8:20am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Forecast for Saturday 1 October
Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
Forecast for Sunday 2 October
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Forecast for Monday 3 October
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Friday.
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