Australian Chart Summary

Tuesday - Latest

A trough over WA and western SA is triggering light showers and some storms, while directing heat over SA. Onshore winds and a trough are bringing showers to QLD's tropical coast. High pressure is keeping elsewhere mostly dry.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

Extensive low pressure troughs stretching over most of the inland will trigger showers and storms, while directing heat over SA. Onshore winds will produce some showers in SW parts of WA and along the QLD tropical coast. High pressure will keep VIC and TAS dry.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A broad trough stretching from northern WA through to the southeast of AUS will produce areas of rain, showers and storms. A hot airmass ahead of the trough should filter over NSW, VIC and TAS. Onshore winds will direct some showers to the Far North QLD coast

Friday 22:00 EDT

A broad low pressure trough over northern WA and southern NT extending to NSW will trigger showers and storms, with a hot airmass ahead of it. A gusty cold front will deliver showers, alpine snow, and the odd storm over southern SA, VIC and TAS.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

A broad low pressure trough extending from northern WA to northeast NSW and southern QLD should bring showers and storms. A cold front crossing the southeast of AUS could generate showers, gusty winds and the odd storm. A large high should keep elsewhere mostly clear and dry.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

A trough over WA may produce showers and storms. A trough, helped by onshore winds over QLD could trigger a few thundery showers. Onshore winds should direct a few showers to TAS, and VIC. A high should bring calmer conditions across the southeast.

Monday 22:00 EDT

Troughs over WA, the NT and QLD look to produce showers and storms. Heat should be drawn ahead of a trough over SE parts of WA and SA. A broad high pressure system should keep the remainder of the southeast dry and settled.

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