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A low pressure trough in the Tasman Sea is generating gusty winds and isolated showers for the eastern NSW and southern QLD coasts. A low and front in the southwest is causing showers and the odd storm. A High is keeping skies clear elsewhere, leading to areas of frost inland.

Sunday 22:00 EST

A low pressure system and associated trough over SA will bring widespread rain, gusty winds and thick cloud to SA, VIC and NSW. Onshore winds along the southern WA coast should result in showers. A high over the east will bring a chilly morning and a sunny day.

Monday 22:00 EST

A trough crossing NSW and VIC will bring showers with areas of rain. Brisk onshore winds over TAS, SA and southwestern WA will cause showers. A cool change with a trough will pass over central QLD. High pressure elsewhere will keep skies clear and lead to a warm day.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A cold front crossing TAS will bring highland snow, gusty showers, rain and the odd storm to VIC, TAS and parts of NSW and SA. Moist onshore winds in the southwest will result in showers. A broad region of high pressure is keeping skies clear elsewhere.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

Moist onshore winds in the wake of a front should bring showers and rain to parts of NSW, VIC, TAS and SA. A trough over WA will funnel in heat and bring late showers to central parts. A broad region of high pressure should keep skies clear elsewhere.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A trough over WA should continue to funnel in heat and provide afternoon showers over central parts. Moist onshore winds may bring showers along the SA, VIC, TAS, NSW and southern QLD coastlines. A broad high pressure ridge should keep elsewhere dry.

Friday 22:00 EST

A trough over WA should continue to funnel in heat and bring showers and a few storms over central parts in the afternoon. Onshore winds with a trough may bring showers to the NSW and QLD coast. Onshore winds in the wake of a front could generate showers over western VIC and TAS.

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