HEATWAVE: Scortching weekend weather for Coast
HITTING the beach and many games of Finska are on the cards for Bevan Baker and his family and friends as they prepare for a scorching weekend in the Bay.
"We're staying in a caravan and there's no air-con so we'll be coming out to the beach and getting in the water,” he said.
"I'm not a much of a fan of the heat. Winter is much more bearable.”
Unfortunately for Bevan the temperature will not drop to winter conditions instead soaring to a 27 degrees on Saturday and Sunday in Hervey Bay.
Maryborough will endure even warmer weather with a top temperature of 30 degrees on Saturday and 31 degrees on Sunday.
Temperatures are expected to cool down from Sunday but it's unlikely we'll get much relief throughout spring as forecasters predict a warmer than average season.
Fortunately we won't receive the hottest weather across Queensland with areas such as Emerald, Gatton, Ipswich and Roma expected to reach a high of 38 degrees.
Luckily for our visitors from Ipswich it'll be a slightly luckier escape.
"If we were at home (in Ipswich) we'd be sitting in front of the air-conditioner and not daring to go outside,” Mr Baker said.
In order to keep cool, it is suggested to spray yourself with water and keep windows open and fans running if you do not have an air-conditioner.
Stay in the shade if you are outside and be sure to keep hydrated by drinking water.