THE Gold Coast can expect a mostly fine though partly cloudy ANZAC Day before showers increase over the long weekend.
Coastal suburbs are tipped to hit 28 degrees on Friday, with 30 degrees expected for residents further inland.
The Weather Bureau says there is a slight chance that a few possible isolated showers could develop during the afternoon.
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Light winds are expected to turn southeasterly at 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day before tending southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
The risk of showers will increase over the ANZAC Day long weekend, with partly cloudy conditions to stick around.
The Bureau says there is a 40 per cent chance of a shower or two on Saturday, with a decent 90 per cent chance of between 5-10mm falling on Sunday.
Top temps between 27-29 degrees are forecast for the coast on both Saturday and Sunday.
We could see an overcast and wet start to the up coming working week, with up to 20mm, possibly more, tipped to fall on Monday.
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