Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 5:01 am EST on Tuesday 23 December 2014
for the period until midnight EST Friday 26 December 2014.
A high over the central Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The ridge will relax mid week as the high moves to the east of New Zealand and weakens. A surface trough extends through central Australia and is expected to shift east into southwestern Queensland today. The trough is then expected to remain slow moving over the southern interior of the state until late in the week.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 23 December
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast in the morning. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Fire Danger: High
UV Alert from 7:40 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Forecast for Wednesday 24 December
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Forecast for Thursday 25 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 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Forecast for Friday 26 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Tuesday.
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