Gold Coasters may find themselves reaching for an extra blanket this weekend, with Meteorologists predicting temps will drop into the single digits over the coming days.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, temperatures across the city are set to plummet to just 5 degrees in some parts, with locals likely to be whipping out the winter woolies to stay warm.
The maximum temperature this weekend will hit just 21C across most of the coast on Sunday.
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In Surfers Paradise, temps will get down to a low of 9 degrees on Saturday and 7 degrees on Sunday.
However, those in Nerang will be feeling the chill a little more, with the mercury plummeting to an icy 5 degrees on Sunday.
It won’t be much warmer in Coomera, with a low of 8C on Saturday and 6C on Sunday.
Further south, in Coolangatta, it won’t be as cold with a top of 20C and low of 10C on Saturday, and top of 21C and low of 9C on Sunday.
Woolly weather time for #Qld including: max temps 10-12C below average thru interior & Central Coast, Darling Downs & Granite Belt Sheep Graziers Alert current, Atherton Tablelands frost risk from Saturday & cattle to feel chill in north. #QLDweather: https://t.co/PQqF1AbYnL 🌡️ pic.twitter.com/7NaQZzaYHT
— Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland (@BOM_Qld) May 21, 2020