Wide Bay and Burnett District

IDQ10240

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast

Issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 21 September 2017
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 24 September 2017.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A high over central New South Wales will move slowly east northeast into the southern Coral Sea today and on Friday, maintaining a weak ridge along the east coast of Queensland. A weak trough is almost stationary across the Coral Sea onto the coast near Bundaberg, and will weaken further today. Hot northwesterly winds will develop across much of the state from Friday as a cold front moves slowly eastwards across the the continent, reaching far southwestern Queensland on Saturday. Daytime temperatures will increase significantly over much of the state today and over the weekend. The hot conditions will combine with fresh to strong and gusty winds to result in enhanced fire dangers, particularly over the southern interior.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 21 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Bundaberg
Partly cloudy.
Max
28
Gayndah
Possible shower developing.
Max
31
Gympie
Possible light shower.
Max
28
Hervey Bay
Partly cloudy.
Max
26
Kingaroy
Possible light late shower.
Max
28
Maryborough
Partly cloudy.
Max
28

Fire Danger: High

Sun protection 8:50am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Forecast for Friday 22 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Shower or two.
Min
15
Max
27
Gayndah
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
14
Max
31
Gympie
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
13
Max
30
Hervey Bay
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
14
Max
26
Kingaroy
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
11
Max
29
Maryborough
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
14
Max
29

Forecast for Saturday 23 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Bundaberg
Mostly sunny.
Min
16
Max
29
Gayndah
Mostly sunny.
Min
14
Max
35
Gympie
Mostly sunny.
Min
13
Max
33
Hervey Bay
Mostly sunny.
Min
15
Max
26
Kingaroy
Mostly sunny.
Min
10
Max
32
Maryborough
Mostly sunny.
Min
14
Max
30

Forecast for Sunday 24 September

Sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Bundaberg
Mostly sunny.
Min
16
Max
30
Gayndah
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
36
Gympie
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
35
Hervey Bay
Mostly sunny.
Min
15
Max
27
Kingaroy
Mostly sunny.
Min
13
Max
34
Maryborough
Mostly sunny.
Min
15
Max
31

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.

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