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Australian Chart Summary

Tuesday - Latest

A low pressure trough is generating showers and thunderstorms over SA. Onshore winds are producing a few brief showers over southern parts of WA. A large high pressure system is directing moist onshore winds to the QLD coast, whilst keeping the majority of the southeast dry.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A trough will generate warm northerly winds in QLD, NSW and eastern VIC and TAS. The trough will also take rain and thunder from SA to TAS, VIC, western NSW and southwest QLD. Heavy falls are likely in SA and NSW. Onshore winds and showers for the QLD coast while a high clears WA

Thursday 22:00 EST

A trough will take rain and storms across NSW and southern and central QLD with some moderate falls for NSW. A high will clear most of VIC, TAS and SA and keep the NT and WA dry. A front will bring showers to western and southern TAS in the evening.

Friday 22:00 EST

A trough will move off the east coast, taking rain and storms with it. A weak trough lingering over QLD and NSW will cause thundery showers about the ranges. A high will only allow the odd light shower in VIC and TAS and keep SA dry. Very warm northerlies in WA ahead of a front.

Saturday 22:00 EST

Cool southerlies and a weak trough will cause thundery showers in southeast QLD and eastern NSW. Wind will turn warmer northerly in VIC, TAS and SA and cause showers in TAS. Hotter, gusty northerlies for western SA and WA as a front brings colder, rainy weather to western WA.

Sunday 22:00 EST

A trough will generate warm northerlies in central Australia, NSW, VIC, TAS and SA then bring a gusty cooler but mainly dry change to SA. Easing onshore winds on the QLD coast will still cause the odd shower. A high will cause wind to ease and most showers to clear in southern WA

Monday 22:00 EST

A trough and front should bring very strong wind and rain to TAS and strong winds and showers to VIC but only a weak cool change for southern NSW and SA. Northerly winds ahead of the trough will be very warm in NSW, western QLD and the NT. A high will clear most of southern WA.

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