Wide Bay and Burnett District

IDQ10240

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast

Issued at 4:13 pm EST on Wednesday 26 November 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 30 November 2014.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will strengthen on Friday as a new high centre develops over the western Tasman Sea. An upper trough should shift eastwards over southeastern Queensland this evening and overnight. Another upper trough will move north into southern Queensland on Thursday. A slow moving surface trough lies through the southwest of the state. A coastal trough will most likely enter far southern Queensland waters during Thursday afternoon or evening and shift north.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 26 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Forecast for Thursday 27 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
30
Gayndah
Possible shower or storm.
Min
20
Max
33
Gympie
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
19
Max
31
Hervey Bay
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
30
Kingaroy
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
18
Max
31
Maryborough
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
30

Fire Danger: High

UV Alert from 7:40 am to 3:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

Forecast for Friday 28 November

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Bundaberg
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
21
Max
28
Gayndah
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
20
Max
29
Gympie
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
20
Max
27
Hervey Bay
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
21
Max
28
Kingaroy
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
17
Max
26
Maryborough
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
20
Max
27

Forecast for Saturday 29 November

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
19
Max
29
Gayndah
Showers. Possible afternoon storm.
Min
18
Max
30
Gympie
Shower or two.
Min
18
Max
28
Hervey Bay
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
20
Max
27
Kingaroy
Possible shower.
Min
15
Max
28
Maryborough
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
18
Max
27

Forecast for Sunday 30 November

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
29
Gayndah
Mostly sunny.
Min
16
Max
32
Gympie
Mostly sunny.
Min
17
Max
30
Hervey Bay
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
28
Kingaroy
Mostly sunny.
Min
12
Max
30
Maryborough
Possible shower.
Min
17
Max
29

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

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