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 Friday 24 February 2017
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

An upper trough over southwestern Queensland will shift to the northeast while a more significant upper feature begins to amplify over New South Wales on Saturday. The strong system will move into southeast Queensland on Sunday before becoming slow moving and strengthening early next week. A weak surface trough lies over the west of the state and will move into the central interior over the weekend before shifting westwards again early next week. A belt of high pressure extends across southern Australia and will maintain ridging over the east coast during the coming days.

Forecast for the rest of Friday 24 February

Clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Forecast for Saturday 25 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Bundaberg
Sunny.
Min
20
Max
32
Gayndah
Sunny.
Min
19
Max
35
Gympie
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
33
Hervey Bay
Mostly sunny.
Min
21
Max
32
Kingaroy
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
32
Maryborough
Mostly sunny.
Min
18
Max
33

Fire Danger: Very High

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Forecast for Sunday 26 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland from the late morning. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
30
Gayndah
Afternoon shower or two.
Min
20
Max
33
Gympie
Shower or two.
Min
19
Max
31
Hervey Bay
Shower or two.
Min
21
Max
31
Kingaroy
Possible shower.
Min
17
Max
30
Maryborough
Shower or two.
Min
19
Max
32

Forecast for Monday 27 February

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Shower or two.
Min
20
Max
30
Gayndah
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
20
Max
32
Gympie
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
19
Max
30
Hervey Bay
Showers.
Min
20
Max
30
Kingaroy
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
17
Max
29
Maryborough
Shower or two.
Min
19
Max
31

Forecast for Tuesday 28 February

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Bundaberg
Showers.
Min
20
Max
30
Gayndah
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
20
Max
31
Gympie
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
19
Max
29
Hervey Bay
Showers.
Min
20
Max
30
Kingaroy
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
17
Max
28
Maryborough
Showers.
Min
19
Max
31

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

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