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 7 December 2016
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 11 December 2016.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system east of New Zealand extends a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. A surface trough over the interior will move gradually north and eastwards tonight and into southeast Queensland before weakening on Thursday. A new surface trough then enters the southwest of the state on Thursday evening. Temperatures will become cooler than normal over much of central and southern Queensland by Friday as a cooler southerly change moves into the state.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 7 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Forecast for Thursday 8 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

Bundaberg
Partly cloudy.
Min
22
Max
31
Gayndah
Shower or two.
Min
22
Max
38
Gympie
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
21
Max
35
Hervey Bay
Partly cloudy.
Min
22
Max
31
Kingaroy
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
19
Max
34
Maryborough
Partly cloudy.
Min
20
Max
32

Fire Danger: High

Sun protection 7:40am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Forecast for Friday 9 December

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Bundaberg
Shower or two.
Min
22
Max
32
Gayndah
Showers.
Min
22
Max
33
Gympie
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
32
Hervey Bay
Shower or two.
Min
22
Max
31
Kingaroy
Showers.
Min
19
Max
28
Maryborough
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
33

Forecast for Saturday 10 December

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the north, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Bundaberg
Showers.
Min
21
Max
28
Gayndah
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
29
Gympie
Shower or two.
Min
19
Max
27
Hervey Bay
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
28
Kingaroy
Possible shower.
Min
15
Max
26
Maryborough
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
27

Forecast for Sunday 11 December

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Bundaberg
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
27
Gayndah
Shower or two.
Min
18
Max
27
Gympie
Shower or two.
Min
18
Max
27
Hervey Bay
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
28
Kingaroy
Shower or two.
Min
14
Max
26
Maryborough
Shower or two.
Min
19
Max
27

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

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