Tuesday Sunny. Patchy fog in the east early this morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Wednesday Mostly sunny day. High (70%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then shifting S/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere, contracting to the coast in the afternoon and clearing in the evening. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 30 km/h before turning S 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 11||74||SSW 18||48|
||5||15||30%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 14||81||SW 15||42|
||11||19||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 4||63||SW 10||45|
||10||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||W 4||80||SW 12||50|
||13||18||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 8||58||WSW 9||48|
||13||19||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 8||60||WSW 10||50|
||7||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 7||76||SW 11||44|
||11||20||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 8||63||WSW 10||52|
The eye of Cyclone Debbie is beginning to make landfall along the north Queensland coastline, after the eye of the slow-moving category four system passed Hayman Island and hurricane-force winds battered the Whitsunday Islands.
As Cyclone Debbie batters north Queensland, keep track of wind gusts at nine key weather stations across the day.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has started to make landfall on the north Queensland coast.