Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 2 September 2015
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 6 September 2015.
A weak high lies over the southwestern Coral Sea, extending a weak ridge northwestwards onto the coast of northeastern Cape York Peninsula. A cold front over southern Queensland will move eastwards into the southeastern interior during this afternoon and evening, and off the east coast during Thursday with cooler and dryer air spreading across most of the state in its wake.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 2 September
Mostly clear. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Forecast for Thursday 3 September
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.
Fire Danger: High
UV Alert from 8:40 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Forecast for Friday 4 September
Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about Fraser Island in the evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting east to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Forecast for Saturday 5 September
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about Fraser Island in the morning. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Forecast for Sunday 6 September
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Thursday.
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