Southern Coastal Weather
Southern Coastal Forecast
Friday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 30 to 45 km/h during the day.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Southern Coastal Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||19||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 15||60||WSW 20||55|
||15||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 18||62||SW 22||59|
Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.
It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.
A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.