Herbert and the Lower Burdekin Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 3 June 2020 for the period until midnight EST Sunday 7 June 2020.

Weather Situation: A building high [1032hPa] over the The Great Australian Bight extends a strengthening ridge northward across the state over the next few days. Light to moderate southeasterly winds in most parts, tending locally strong at times along parts of the exposed Peninsula coast.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 3 June Clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly in the evening.

Forecast for Thursday 4 June Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Ayr: Mostly sunny. Min 10 Max 25
Ingham: Mostly sunny. Min 11 Max 24
Townsville: Mostly sunny. Min 12 Max 25
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Forecast for Friday 5 June Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 16 Max 25
Ingham: Showers. Min 17 Max 25
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 17 Max 26

Forecast for Saturday 6 June Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 15 Max 25
Ingham: Showers. Min 17 Max 25
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 16 Max 26

Forecast for Sunday 7 June Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 15 Max 25
Ingham: Shower or two. Min 17 Max 25
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 16 Max 26

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Thursday.

Weather Data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology.