Wide Bay & Burnett Weather
Wide Bay & Burnett Forecast
Tuesday Mostly sunny. The chance of fog early this morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost inland. Medium (50%) chance of showers about Fraser Island from the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h turning E during the morning.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h tending NE during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 19||56||WSW 22||29|
||4||16||20%||< 1mm||Slight||SSW 17||58||SSW 16||36|
||4||17||30%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 8||66||WNW 10||36|
||5||19||30%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 18||70||W 13||37|
||2||13||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 18||70||WSW 22||41|
||12||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 30||72||S 19||52|
||6||18||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||59||W 18||32|
||8||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 22||67||SSE 14||40|
||2||16||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||S 16||62||S 15||35|
||4||16||20%||< 1mm||Slight||SSW 17||57||SSW 15||36|
||8||17||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 17||62||SW 12||44|
||10||18||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 27||82||SSW 20||55|
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