Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Southwest Capes, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the south coast. Light winds.
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||25||90%||1-5mm||Nil||E 8||73||WNW 16||63|
||13||25||90%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 8||80||WNW 11||49|
||12||23||70%||1-5mm||Nil||E 6||80||WNW 20||64|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.
A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category five by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.