THE mercury is set to plummet on the Gold Coast tonight, bringing an end to our run of warm winter nights.
The Bureau of Meteorology says temperatures will plunge into the single digits overnight, getting as low as 5C in Nerang tomorrow morning.
That’s more than 13 degrees cooler than this morning’s low of 18.7C which was recorded at the Gold Coast Seaway around 6.30am.
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But it’s Monday that has winter lovers in a flutter, with the mercury forecast to reach almost freezing point in some areas.
It’ll be a sunny but chilly, crisp start to the working week, with residents in Nerang likely to wake to areas of frost.
According to the Bureau’s latest forecast, temps are tipped to drop to just 2C in the inland suburb on Monday morning.
It’ll be only slighter warmer on the beach, with temperatures in Surfers set to get down to just 5C.
The cooler nights will stick around, increasing to 7C in Nerang and 10C in Surfers by the end of the week while daytime temps will remain around 21C.