Saturday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the west coast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers north of Weipa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||32||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 25||65||SE 32||60|
||24||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 18||63||ESE 18||37|
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