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Australian Chart Summary

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A trough is drawing heat across QLD and NSW. A front is bringing a cooler change to southwestern NSW, VIC and SA and strong showery winds to TAS. A high pressure ridge is causing brisk wind to ease and showers to clear in SA and southern WA.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A strong front is impacting TAS, southern SA and VIC, bringing squally, cool showers, mainly to highland TAS. A trough in the east looks to generate a few thunderstorms in NSW. Another trough in the west should deepen, filtering hot air to southwestern WA.

Tuesday 22:00 EDT

Brisk winds in the wake of a front should cause showers in TAS, VIC and eastern NSW. A trough in the east will bring a hot, humid day to southeast QLD. A strong ridge of high pressure should confine tropical thunderstorm activity to the far north of the nation.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A trough in the west drag hot air across western WA. Onshore winds are expected to generate showers in TAS and southern parts of VIC. Another trough in the east should produce a few thunderstorms in northeastern NSW and southeastern QLD.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A trough in the east looks to produce thundery showers across eastern QLD & NSW. A second trough over the west looks to deepen and shift east, drawing hot, dry air to southern WA. A region of low pressure over the NT and QLD tropics is likely to create showers and thunderstorms.

Friday 22:00 EDT

Low pressure troughs in the west will filter hot air to southern WA, as well as triggering showers and thunderstorms across the interior. Another trough in the east looks to also generate showers and storms in NSW and QLD. The south will be mainly dry under a high pressure ridge.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

A pair of troughs will draw in heat to WA, the NT and QLD while generating thunderstorms in areas east of the troughs. A dominant high pressure system will bring cool winds and showers to TAS, eastern VIC and NSW. Storms will continue in the tropics in a low pressure zone.

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Heat and powerful surf on the way for coastal southeast QLD

12:55 EDT

After a slight dip in temperatures yesterday, warmer days are on the way from the Coolangatta area to the Sunshine Coast region.

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.