Southeast Coast Weather
Southeast Coast Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the Lockyer Valley early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the north, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms in the north. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning N during the day.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h shifting S/SE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Southeast Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||26||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 13||77||S 18||61|
||19||27||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 22||79||SSE 23||77|
|Windy with rain
||21||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 42||77||SSE 46||76|
||20||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 30||72||S 38||69|
||22||28||90%||5-10mm||Nil||S 42||90||SSE 42||83|
||20||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 30||79||S 43||77|
||20||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 30||70||SSE 32||67|
||20||26||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 14||69||SSE 17||64|
||20||27||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 24||74||SSE 27||70|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.