Australian Chart Summary

Sunday - Latest

A broad low pressure over NT, QLD and northeast NSW is generating heavy showers & storms. A cold front moving away to the east is bringing strong gusty winds to parts of NSW, VIC and TAS. Brisk winds in the wake of the front are driving heavy showers over TAS, VIC & southern NSW.

Sunday 22:00 EST

Another cold front will cross VIC and TAS bringing showers and gusty winds. Moist onshore winds in the wake of the front will drive showers over southern SA. A broad low pressure trough over the tropics will generate showers and storms.

Monday 22:00 EST

A broad high will allow winds to ease and showers to become more isolated over SA, TAS and VIC. The high will direct moist onshore winds and showers over eastern NSW. A broad area of low pressure stretching from western WA through to northern QLD will cause showers and storms.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A broad high will direct moist onshore winds and showers over the eastern seaboard. An area of deep low pressure over northern WA will trigger showers and storms, locally heavy. An associated trough over the Top End and northern QLD will also generate showers and storms.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A high will bring a chilly morning and mostly dry to western VIC, SA and the interior. Moist onshore winds around the high will drive showers onto coastal NSW and QLD. A trough over central NSW and eastern VIC will cause showers and storms.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A slow-moving high will bring another chilly morning and mostly dry day to VIC, SA and the interior. The high will continue to drive moist onshore winds and showers over the east. A trough over inland NSW will trigger showers and storms.

Friday 22:00 EST

A slow-moving high will bring another chilly morning and mostly dry day to SA and the interior. A trough over NSW and southern QLD will trigger showers and storms. Another trough over the tropics will cause showers and storms, heaviest over the Top End.

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