Wide Bay and Burnett District

IDQ10240

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast

Issued at 5:01 am EST on Saturday 31 January 2015
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 3 February 2015.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A deep low in the Tasman Sea will move to the southeast over the weekend, whilst a high in the Southern Ocean will move slowly eastwards over the next few days whilst strengthening. A trough over the interior of the state will move eastwards through today. A weak upper trough will move eastwards across southern Queensland today, contacting of the east coast tonight. A more significant upper trough will enter the southwest of the state early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 31 January

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Bundaberg
Mostly sunny.
Max
33
Gayndah
Mostly sunny.
Max
35
Gympie
Mostly sunny.
Max
35
Hervey Bay
Mostly sunny.
Max
32
Kingaroy
Partly cloudy.
Max
34
Maryborough
Mostly sunny.
Max
34

Fire Danger: High

UV Alert from 8:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Forecast for Sunday 1 February

Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Bundaberg
Sunny.
Min
22
Max
35
Gayndah
Sunny.
Min
21
Max
36
Gympie
Sunny.
Min
20
Max
36
Hervey Bay
Sunny.
Min
23
Max
34
Kingaroy
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
34
Maryborough
Sunny.
Min
21
Max
36

Forecast for Monday 2 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Bundaberg
Possible shower developing.
Min
23
Max
33
Gayndah
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
35
Gympie
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
32
Hervey Bay
Possible shower.
Min
23
Max
32
Kingaroy
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
32
Maryborough
Possible shower.
Min
22
Max
33

Forecast for Tuesday 3 February

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bundaberg
Possible shower.
Min
22
Max
31
Gayndah
Possible afternoon shower.
Min
21
Max
30
Gympie
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
28
Hervey Bay
Possible shower.
Min
23
Max
30
Kingaroy
Possible shower.
Min
18
Max
27
Maryborough
Possible shower.
Min
21
Max
30

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

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