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Australian Chart Summary

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A trough, low and front are sending brisk winds, showers and a few thunderstorms across western and southern WA. A weak front is causing chilly winds, light showers and alpine snow flurries in TAS, VIC and far southern NSW. A high is keeping the rest of Australia generally dry.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A low pressure system near SA will begin to deepen, bringing widespread cloud, showers and possible thunder. Brisk cold south westerlies will cause showers along the southern parts of the WA coast. A high in the east will lead to a chilly morning, especially inland.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A deepening low pressure system and its associated trough will continue over SA, western VIC and western NW looks to bring widespread showers and possible thunderstorms. Brisk winds in the wake of this system may lead to a few showers about the southern coast.

Friday 22:00 EST

An inland low and its associated trough will slowly move east, generating showers and storms, heaviest over eastern and southern QLD and northern and eastern NSW. Onshore winds will produce a few showers over the NSW and west SA coast. High pressure will bring a dry day to TAS.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A trough could continue to bring showers and storms to eastern parts of QLD and northern NSW, some heavy. A low pressure trough and cold front look to approach WA's southwest, causing showers to develop. A high pressure system over SA should bring a sunny day.

Sunday 22:00 EST

A low and trough should move closer towards the coast, with rain clearing inland parts of QLD and NSW. A trough and front in the southwest could generate rain and a few thunderstorms. A weak high should bring sunny and settled conditions throughout SA, the NT and western QLD.

Monday 22:00 EST

A trough looks to move offshore, allowing showers to ease along the eastern seaboard. A trough and front could cause a showers in SA. Brisk winds may trigger showers along southern parts of WA. Highs in the east and west should bring sunny and settled conditions elsewhere.

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