Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Saturday 22 October 2016
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 26 October 2016.
An upper trough will move eastwards across central and eastern Queensland during the rest of today and shift off the east coast during Sunday. An associated surface trough should move off the southeast coast late today with the coastal trough moving north through the Capricornia and Central Coast on Sunday. A new high in the western Great Australian Bight will move eastwards across southern Australia over the next few days, extending a ridge and cool air into Queensland in the wake of the surface trough.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 22 October
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of patchy rain developing. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Forecast for Sunday 23 October
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of patchy rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
Fire Danger: High
Sun protection 7:50am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Forecast for Monday 24 October
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Forecast for Tuesday 25 October
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Forecast for Wednesday 26 October
Sunny. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Sunday.
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