MELBOURNE - Oct 1/20 - SNS -- The current forecast for the state of Queensland was released by Australia's Bureau of Meteorology.
Weather Situation A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over the east coast. A trough extends from the northwest to central districts is weakening as the ridge strengthens across the state and remains steady over the coming week. A new trough slowly moves across central Australia reaching the southwest on Monday. Forecast for the rest of FridayA slight to medium chance of showers about the North Tropical Coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Winds light to moderate southeast to northeasterly winds, though fresh at times near the northeast tropical coast. Maximum and minimum temperatures near average but starting cool in the south.Fire Danger - Very High for Peninsula, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts.Saturday 3 OctoberThe high near northern New Zealand has a strong ridge over the state. A slight to medium chance about the North Tropical Coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Maximum and minimum temperatures near average, tending above average minimum temperatures in the southwest.Sunday 4 OctoberThe high will remain near northern New Zealand, weakening the ridge slightly over the state and along the east coast. A slight to medium chance of showers about the east coast, increasing to a medium to high chance about the North Tropical Coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Maximum and minimum temperatures near average about eastern and central regions, while trending warmer about the far southwest and southern interior.Monday 5 OctoberThe slow moving high near northern New Zealand, is expected to maintain a firm ridge along the east coast. A trough over Central Australia, is likely to slowly approach the far southwest later in the day and over night, with associated high level cloud tending to build across far western regions over this period. A slight to medium chance of showers about the east coast, increasing to a medium to high chance about the North Tropical Coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Maximum and minimum temperatures near average.Tuesday until ThursdayThe high near northern New Zealand will weaken to be replaced by a new high in the Tasman Sea by mid week. The associated ridge will persist about the east coast over this period, while weakening slightly. A trough approaching the from Central Australia, will linger near the southwest of the state on Tuesday and Wednesday before progressing slowly eastwards during Thursday and Friday. A slight to medium chance of showers about the east coast, increasing to a medium to high chance about the North Tropical Coast. A slight chance of a shower or patchy light rain about the far southwest on Tuesday and Wednesday. Slight chance of showers extending into the southern and southeastern interior on Thursday and Friday, respectively. The chance of a thunderstorm near the trough in the south. Mostly sunny elsewhere. Maximum and minimum temperatures near of slightly above especially in the south. Temperatures tending a little on the cooler generally through the mid week period, especially about the south.The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Friday.Product IDQ10700 Notice Board MetEye extended into Queensland --> Twitter Media releases Severe Weather Update videos AskBOM videos Tropical Cyclone Knowledge Centre Marketing Local Infomation Cairns weather Charleville Longreach weather Mackay weather Mount Isa Rockhampton weather Townsville weather Weipa Other Information Queensland Forecast Areas Map South East Queensland â Local Forecast Areas Fire Weather Forecast Areas About Weather Forecast Services Marine Weather Knowledge Centre Severe Weather Knowledge Centre Fire Weather Knowledge Centre Smoke and air quality information Warnings Water Climate Environment Tropical Cyclones Tsunami Warning Centre Agriculture - Water and the Land Marine & Ocean UV & Sun Protection Rainfall & River Conditions Graphical Views Radar Maps Rainfall Forecasts Seasonal Outlooks Climate Variability & Change Climate Data Online Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts Water Storage MetEye™ National Weather Services Aviation Weather Services Defence Services Space Weather Services Registered User Services Industry Solutions Supplier Entry Point Facebook Twitter Youtube Blog Instagram Careers Sitemap Feedback Freedom of Information Indigenous Weather Knowledge Glossary Students and Teachers This page was created at 19:00 on Thursday 1 October 2020 (UTC) © Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2020, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533 532) | CRICOS Provider 02015K | Disclaimer | Privacy | Accessibility
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