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 2 September 2015
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 6 September 2015.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

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.

Bundaberg
Rain at times.
Min
16
Max
25
Gayndah
Morning rain at times.
Min
12
Max
24
Gympie
Rain and possible storm, clearing.
Min
11
Max
23
Hervey Bay
Rain at times.
Min
15
Max
23
Kingaroy
Morning rain at times.
Min
9
Max
20
Maryborough
Rain at times clearing.
Min
14
Max
24

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.

Bundaberg
Sunny.
Min
11
Max
26
Gayndah
Sunny.
Min
8
Max
26
Gympie
Mostly sunny.
Min
8
Max
25
Hervey Bay
Sunny.
Min
10
Max
24
Kingaroy
Sunny.
Min
5
Max
23
Maryborough
Sunny.
Min
10
Max
25

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.

Bundaberg
Partly cloudy.
Min
12
Max
25
Gayndah
Partly cloudy.
Min
8
Max
26
Gympie
Partly cloudy.
Min
9
Max
24
Hervey Bay
Possible morning shower.
Min
11
Max
24
Kingaroy
Partly cloudy.
Min
6
Max
23
Maryborough
Partly cloudy.
Min
11
Max
25

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.

Bundaberg
Possible shower.
Min
12
Max
25
Gayndah
Partly cloudy.
Min
9
Max
26
Gympie
Possible shower.
Min
9
Max
24
Hervey Bay
Possible shower.
Min
12
Max
24
Kingaroy
Partly cloudy.
Min
6
Max
23
Maryborough
Possible shower.
Min
11
Max
25

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

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