Weather

Satellite image. QLD Sun 6:00 pm EST

Queensland

Sun 6:00 pm EST

Thick cloud across the QLD northern tropics in an active monsoon is generating heavy showers and storms, mainly near the coasts. Just a little cloud over the central coast in onshore winds is only causing the odd shower. Mostly clear skies elsewhere in very warm northerly winds.

Flood warning

Issued at 09:38AM on Sunday 27 February 2011

Flood Warning - coastal rivers and streams between Cooktown and Townsville

State Centres Forecast

Brisbane

Mostly sunny

21 - 33

Mostly sunny

Bundaberg

Mostly sunny

21 - 32

Mostly sunny

Cairns

Rain

23 - 30

Rain

Gold Coast

Mostly sunny

22 - 31

Mostly sunny

Longreach

Mostly sunny

21 - 37

Mostly sunny

Mackay

Mostly cloudy

24 - 30

Mostly cloudy

Mt Isa

Possible thunderstorm

21 - 32

Possible thunderstorm

Rockhampton

Mostly sunny

22 - 33

Mostly sunny

Sunshine Coast

Mostly sunny

21 - 31

Mostly sunny

Toowoomba

Late shower

18 - 31

Late shower

Townsville

Showers

24 - 30

Showers

Four Day Outlook

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Isolated showers on east coast. Sunny elsewhere. Rain and storms in the tropics. Scattered storms and showers across the north. Mostly sunny and hot elsewhere. Scattered storms and showers across the north. Hot before a late shower/storm in the southeast. Scattered showers and storms throughout. Heavy storms in the north. Warm inland.

Yesterday's Temperature

Minimum: Stanthorpe, QLD 13.0°C
Maximum: Birdsville, QLD 41.0°C

Coastal Waters

Capricornia

Sunday: SE/NE 10/15 knots. Isolated showers over northern waters.<p>Monday: E/NE 10/15 knots. Isolated showers over northern waters.  Sea: Up to 1.2 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Central Coast

Sunday: E/SE 10/15 knots. Isolated showers.<p>Monday: SE/NE 10/15 knots. Isolated showers.  Sea: Up to 1.2 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Fraser Is Waters

Sunday: E/NE 10/15 knots.<p>Monday: N/NE 10/15 knots.  Sea: Up to 1.2 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Great Barrier Reef

Sunday: E/SE 10/15 knots. Isolated showers. Monday: SE/NE 10/15 knots. Isolated showers.  Sea: Up to 1.2 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Hervey Bay

Sunday: E/NE 10/15 knots.<p>Monday: S/SW 5/10 knots over the southern and western bay early morning, shifting N/NE 10/15 knots in the afternoon and evening.  Sea: Up to 1.0 m  

Keppel Bay

Thursday: SW to SE winds 10/15 knots increasing to 20/30 knots on Friday mainly in outer waters.  Sea: Up to 2.5 m  

Moreton Bay

Sunday: N/NE 10/15 knots.<p>Monday: N/NW 5/10 knots, increasing to 10/15 knots during the morning and shifting N/NE 15/20 knots in the afternoon and evening.  Sea: Up to 1.0 m  

North Tropical Waters

Sunday: SE/NE 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots at times. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.<p>Monday: SE/NE 10/15 knots. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Sea: Up to 1.2 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Northeast Gulf

Sunday: NE/NW 10/15 knots, increasing to N/NW 15/20 knots over southern and western waters. NW winds reaching 20/25 knots at times over far southwest. Scattered showers, rain areas and isolated thunderstorms.<p>Monday: NW/NE 10/15 knots, increasing to N/NW 15/20 knots over southern and western waters. Scattered showers, rain areas and isolated thunderstorms.  Sea: Up to 2.2 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Peninsula Waters

Sunday: NW/NE 5/10 knots. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.<p>Monday: NW/NE 5/10 knots. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Sea: Up to 0.7 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Southeast Coast

Sunday: NE 10/15 knots, tending N/NE 15/20 knots south of Point Lookout.<p>Monday: N/NW 10/15 knots, shifting N/NE 15/20 knots in the afternoon and evening and possibly reaching 20/25 knots over far southern waters.  Sea: Up to 2.2 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Southeast Gulf

Sunday: NW/NE 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots at times over far south and west. Rain areas and isolated thunderstorms.<p>Monday: NW/NE 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots over southern waters. Rain areas and isolated thunderstorms.  Sea: Up to 2.2 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m

Tropical Waters

Sunday: E/NE 15/20 knots. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of Townsville, isolated showers elsewhere to the south.<p>Monday: E/SE 10/15 knots, tending E/NE 15/20 knots inshore in the afternoon. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over the north, isolated showers over the south.  Sea: Up to 1.7 m  Swell: Up to 1.5 m