Whitsunday forecast:

Issued at 5:00 am on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Wednesday 29 April

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert - from 9:10 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

Bowen Possible shower. Max 29
Mackay Shower or two. Possible storm.
Max 27

Thursday 30 April

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Bowen Possible shower. Max 30
Mackay Possible morning storm. Showers.
Max 27

Friday 01 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Bowen Possible shower. Max 30
Mackay Possible shower.
Max 29

Saturday 02 May

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Bowen Sunny. Max 30
Mackay Sunny.
Max 29


Marine forecast:

(Mackay Forecast)

Wednesday 29 April

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Mackay. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers south of Mackay, 60% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.


Thursday 30 April

Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.


Friday 01 May

Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.


Wed 29 Apr

Low 1:54 am
1.08 m
High 8:02 am
3.26 m
Low 2:22 pm
0.71 m
High 8:38 pm
3.14 m

Thu 30 Apr

Low 2:31 am
1.02 m
High 8:35 am
3.24 m
Low 2:51 pm
0.68 m
High 9:08 pm
3.25 m

Fri 1 May

Low 3:05 am
0.99 m
High 9:06 am
3.18 m
Low 3:16 pm
0.67 m
High 9:38 pm
3.33 m

Sat 2 May

Low 3:36 am
0.98 m
High 9:35 am
3.10 m
Low 3:40 pm
0.66 m
High 10:06 pm
3.40 m

Sun 3 May

Low 4:09 am
1.00 m
High 10:04 am
3.01 m
Low 4:04 pm
0.66 m
High 10:37 pm
3.46 m

Mon 4 May

Low 4:43 am
1.03 m
High 10:35 am
2.90 m
Low 4:29 pm
0.67 m
High 11:08 pm
3.49 m

Tue 5 May

Low 5:19 am
1.07 m
High 11:06 am
2.79 m
Low 4:54 pm
0.70 m
High 11:41 pm
3.49 m
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