West Coast Weather
West Coast Forecast
Monday Mostly sunny. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending S 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW during the afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
West Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 22||66||S 31||52|
||10||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 21||61||-||-|
||10||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 21||57||S 24||30|
||11||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 18||73||SSE 26||51|
||8||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||60||S 25||30|
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 230 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the northern Queensland coast.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.