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Current Warnings
 

Peninsula Forecast

  • Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the east coast, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.

  • Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

Issued Tue 16:15 EST

Peninsula Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
22:30 EST
SE 7 19 28.1 - 28.1 - - 0.0 1008.7
22:30 EST
N 6 11 24.9 20.4 24.9 76 2 0.0 1010.8
22:30 EST
SE 28 39 28.5 23.0 32.0 72 5 0.0 1008.9
22:30 EST
ESE 19 28 27.3 21.8 29.6 72 4 0.0 1010.2
22:30 EST
ENE 9 15 28.1 7.9 27.1 28 15 0.0 1010.4
14:08 EST
SE 11 15 35.6 16.4 36.0 32 18 0.0 1006.9
22:30 EST
E 13 17 28.7 20.0 30.4 59 6 0.0 1009.3
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Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

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One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.