Australian Chart Summary

Thursday - Latest

A cold front is generating powerful winds & rain in TAS. Onshore winds are bringing a few showers to northeast QLD. A trough in northwest WA is triggering the odd shower. A broad high is dominant elsewhere, causing hot & dry winds in the north that are elevating fire danger.

Friday 22:00 EST

A trough and cold front will bring gusty showers and some highland snow to southeast SA, southern NSW, VIC and TAS. Moist unstable winds should cause showers over far north QLD. A trough should start to develop over western WA, drawing heat further south.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A deepening trough over WA will draw heat south and trigger a few showers and storms. Brisk S/SW'ly winds and troughs will produce showers in eastern VIC, TAS and eastern NSW. Moist winds should aid shower and storm development over the far northern tropics.

Sunday 22:00 EST

A deepening trough and low should bring showers and storms to WA's south. A trough may also deepen in the east, driving showers over southeast QLD and northeast NSW. Onshore winds should bring some showers to western TAS. Dry elsewhere under a high pressure ridge.

Monday 22:00 EST

A low with associated front & troughs should bring gusty showers & storms to southern WA & central SA. Moisture feeding into a nearby trough may bring storms & showers to QLD. Dry & settled elsewhere with high pressure ridges.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A low with associated front and troughs should drive gusty showers, rain and storms into southeast WA, southern SA, western NSW, QLD, VIC and northwest TAS. Onshore winds may cause showers over eastern QLD. Mostly settled and dry elsewhere with high pressure ridges.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A front and trough in the east should bring showers and storms to parts SA, VIC, TAS, NSW and QLD, heavy in parts. Another trough and front in the west should generate showers and the odd storms over southwest WA.

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Weather News

Strongest wind in 10 years blasts parts of Tasmania

12:38 EST

The weather station at the top of kunanyi / Mount Wellington clocked its strong wind gust in a decade on Thursday morning, with more dangerous wind on the way for all of Tasmania.

Could snow reach sea level in Tassie on Friday night?

15:47 EST

After a blast of cold and windy weather earlier this week, another strong cold front is about to send shivers across southeastern Australia and deliver snow to very low levels in Tasmania.

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