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A low and front is producing showers and gusty winds over eastern NSW. Warm air is filtering into QLD ahead of this system causing higher daytime temperatures. A series of troughs and weak low is causing showers in the southwest. A high in keeping central parts dry.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A Tasman low will produce powerful wind and waves along the NSW coast, easing later. A high will confine showers to the NSW coast, eastern VIC and western and southern TAS while clearing SA and bring a cold morning to these states. A trough will scatter rain across WA.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A Tasman low should head closer to NZ, causing wind, showers and waves to gradually ease on the NSW and south QLD coast. A trough will then scatter rain across SA, western NSW and VIC. Another trough will produce patchy rain in central WA as a high clears the south.

Friday 22:00 EST

A pair of troughs over mainland Australia will only produce a few showers and the odd storm, mainly in SA. Another trough on the NSW coast will produce showers. A high will move east through the Bight bringing some clearing to TAS, VIC and SA during the day.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A weak trough in the east should only cause patchy rain and storms in southern QLD and northeastern NSW. A high will keep the rest of eastern states, the NT and SA dry, leading to a cold morning in the south. A trough and front will scatter rain and storms across WA.

Sunday 22:00 EST

A front should slip south of WA but a trough will linger, causing showers and storms across western and southern WA. A high should keep SA, TAS and VIC dry with mild northerly winds. A trough in the east should deepen, causing showers and storms to spread across NSW and QLD.

Monday 22:00 EST

A strong cold front and trough will cross southwest WA producing strong winds and showers. Warm northwesterlies ahead of it will spread into SA. A Tasman high will keep the southeast clear, whilst directing showery southeasterlies into southeast QLD.

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