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A low pressure trough moving over inland WA and western SA is triggering thundery showers. A weak trough over QLD has now moved offshore causing showers to clear. Conditions remain generally dry elsewhere as a stable ridge of high pressure remains over the southeast.

Monday 22:00 EST

A deep trough over the west will trigger showers and thunderstorms in southern WA and western SA. A front will bring gusty showers and cool air to southwestern WA. A moist southwesterly airstream will cause gusty showers in southeastern NSW and TAS.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A low pressure system in the Bight will generate gusty showers across southern parts of SA and WA. A trough ahead of this low will cause thundery showers and areas of rain in SA and western NSW. A large high pressure ridge will bring a mild and dry day to the east.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A low pressure system in the Bight will cause gusty showers and gales in southern SA. A trough associated with this low will filter warm northerly winds to the southeast as well as trigger thundery showers and rain across SA, VIC, NSW and southeastern QLD.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A low and deep trough will cross the east, bringing rain to NSW and VIC as well as thundery showers to northern parts of NSW and southeastern QLD. A high pressure ridge looks to direct an onshore flow across southern parts of SA, causing a few light showers.

Friday 22:00 EST

A trough extending across QLD and into the Tasman Sea will cause a few thundery showers in northeastern QLD. A cloudless day will allow for heating in northern parts of WA, forming a heat trough. Brisk southwesterlies look to cause a few showers across the southeast.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A front looks to reach far southwestern WA, causing brisk showers. A trough associated with this front will filter warm air to southern parts of SA and southeastern WA. A large high pressure ridge will bring a cool morning to SA, NSW, VIC and southern NSW.

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