Herbert and the Lower Burdekin Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 21 July 2017 for the period until midnight EST Monday 24 July 2017.

Weather Situation: A high pressure system over southeastern Australia will remain slow-moving today and maintains a firm ridge and a dry, cold air mass over most of Queensland. The high will drift slowly north over New South Wales during the weekend with winds tending slightly more onshore about the central and northern east Queensland coast. Fine and sunny conditions will persist over most of the state through the outlook period. Morning frosts will be extensive through inland parts of southern, central and western districts over the next few mornings. Temperatures will then warm early next week over much of the state, particularly the interior.

Forecast for the rest of Friday 21 July Sunny. Morning frost possible in the south. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Ayr: Sunny. Max 25
Ingham: Mostly sunny. Max 25
Townsville: Sunny. Max 25
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Forecast for Saturday 22 July Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Ayr: Sunny. Min 11 Max 26
Ingham: Partly cloudy. Min 14 Max 26
Townsville: Mostly sunny. Min 14 Max 26

Forecast for Sunday 23 July Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Ayr: Sunny. Min 12 Max 27
Ingham: Mostly sunny. Min 15 Max 27
Townsville: Mostly sunny. Min 14 Max 27

Forecast for Monday 24 July Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 14 Max 27
Ingham: Possible shower. Min 16 Max 27
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 15 Max 27

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Friday.

Weather Data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology.