Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 2016
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 29 September 2016.
A surface extends from near Kowanyama to near Fraser Island. This surface trough will move northeast and weaken as a ridge of high pressure develops over the southern interior early on Monday. A weak upper trough will move across the far southeast this afternoon and evening while another upper trough approaches the southwest of the state late on Monday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 25 September
Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about Fraser Island early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Forecast for Monday 26 September
Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
Fire Danger: High
Sun protection 8:20am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Forecast for Tuesday 27 September
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.
Forecast for Wednesday 28 September
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Forecast for Thursday 29 September
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.
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