Wide Bay and Burnett District

IDQ10240

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast

Issued at 4:29 pm EST on Thursday 27 November 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 1 December 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 lies over southern Queensland and is moving eastwards. 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 and shift north, lying near Fraser Island by Friday and then weakening.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 27 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Forecast for Friday 28 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) 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
Shower or two. Storm likely.
Min
21
Max
28
Gayndah
Shower or two. Storm likely.
Min
20
Max
29
Gympie
Morning storm likely. Showers.
Min
19
Max
27
Hervey Bay
Shower or two. Storm likely.
Min
21
Max
27
Kingaroy
Possible shower or storm.
Min
17
Max
26
Maryborough
Shower or two. Storm likely.
Min
19
Max
27

Fire Danger: High

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

Forecast for Saturday 29 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

Forecast for Sunday 30 November

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers about Fraser Island in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. 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 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Possible shower.
Min
19
Max
29
Gayndah
Mostly sunny.
Min
17
Max
33
Gympie
Mostly sunny.
Min
17
Max
30
Hervey Bay
Possible morning shower.
Min
20
Max
28
Kingaroy
Sunny.
Min
13
Max
31
Maryborough
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
29

Forecast for Monday 1 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Bundaberg
Partly cloudy.
Min
19
Max
30
Gayndah
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
34
Gympie
Partly cloudy.
Min
16
Max
32
Hervey Bay
Partly cloudy.
Min
20
Max
29
Kingaroy
Partly cloudy.
Min
14
Max
32
Maryborough
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
30

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

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