Herbert and the Lower Burdekin Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 19 August 2018 for the period until midnight EST Thursday 23 August 2018.

Weather Situation: A trough moving off the east coast of Queensland is combining with a strong high over the Great Australian Bight to extend a cool and very dry air mass into the state. The high will gradually weaken and move northeastwards across South Australia and southern Queensland in the next few days, maintaining stable conditions across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 19 August Clear. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h.

Forecast for Monday 20 August Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Ayr: Sunny. Min 12 Max 26
Ingham: Sunny. Min 12 Max 25
Townsville: Sunny. Min 13 Max 26
Fire Danger: Very High

Sun protection 9:00am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

Forecast for Tuesday 21 August Sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Ayr: Sunny. Min 7 Max 25
Ingham: Mostly sunny. Min 10 Max 25
Townsville: Sunny. Min 10 Max 24

Forecast for Wednesday 22 August Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Ayr: Sunny. Min 9 Max 26
Ingham: Sunny. Min 11 Max 27
Townsville: Mostly sunny. Min 12 Max 26

Forecast for Thursday 23 August Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Ayr: Sunny. Min 12 Max 27
Ingham: Sunny. Min 12 Max 28
Townsville: Sunny. Min 15 Max 27

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

Weather Data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology.