Australian Chart Summary

Friday - Latest

Tropical Cyclone Oma is over the Coral Sea, generating hazardous surf, gales and showers on the northern NSW and QLD coasts. Troughs are triggering showers and storms in parts of central QLD, the northern tropics and WA. Onshore winds are bringing showers to eastern NSW.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Oma should maintain large waves the south QLD and northern NSW coasts. Troughs will generate showers and storms in northern and western Australia. Brisk winds and showers for the NSW coast in onshore winds. A high will bring a mostly sunny day to VIC, SA and TAS.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure across the tropics will produce showers and storms, heaviest about Top End and eastern NT. A trough in the west will trigger the odd storm over WA. Onshore winds will bring a few showers to the NSW and Qld coasts.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure over the tropics will generate areas of rain and storms, heaviest over the Top End and western QLD. Onshore winds will direct showers over parts of the east coast. Heat will be direct south by a trough. A high should keep VIC, TAS and SA settled.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure over the tropics will continue to bring showers and storms to the tropics. A trough in the west may bring storms to inland WA. Onshore winds could trigger showers for the east coast of Australia. A high should keep most of the south clear.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure in the north and west will generate showers and storms, mainly over the Top End. A very warm airmass will be maintained over the interior. Onshore winds will drive showers across the eastern seaboard. High pressure should keep TAS settled.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure in the north and west will generate showers and storms, mainly over the Top End. A trough in the west may bring showers and storms to WA as well as direct a very warm airmass over the south. Onshore winds will continue to bring showers to the east.

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