Australian Chart Summary
Thursday - Latest
A low moving across VIC and NSW is bringing showers. A trough ahead of this system is triggering rain and thunderstorms across northern NSW and southern QLD. Gusty southerlies in the wake of this system is triggering the odd shower in SA. A high is keeping elsewhere mostly dry.
Thursday 22:00 EST
A low and trough will move through NSW and QLD causing squally showers and storms, moving into the the Tasman Sea in the evening. A high pressure system over WA, SA and the NT is leading to generally sunny and settled conditions.
Friday 22:00 EST
A low pressure trough and cold front will move over southwestern WA, bringing a few showers. Brisk southerly winds will cause light showers along the NSW coasts. A high is producing settled conditions throughout SA, VIC, inland NSW and QLD.
Saturday 22:00 EST
A low pressure trough and cold front will move over eastern WA and western SA, dragging warm air ahead the trough into northern SA. Onshore winds are causing showers for WA's southwest. A high is leading to a cold and frosty morning over inland NSW and VIC.
Sunday 22:00 EST
A broad trough will move into eastern SA and western VIC, causing showers and the odd thunderstorm. A cold front trailing behind will trigger showers in the southeast. Another trough over QLD is not producing any rain. Moist onshore winds will lead to coastal showers in the east.
Monday 22:00 EST
A low pressure trough could bring thundery showers over eastern QLD and northern NSW. Brisk and cold winds will cause showers TAS and VIC and southern NSW. A high pressure system over SA may bring a cooler morning. A trough in the west is not producing any rain.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.