Australian Chart Summary

Tuesday - Latest

Troughs are generating showers & storms in northern WA, central Australia, western QLD & northern & central NSW, some intense. A weak front is bringing cool winds & a few showers to southern VIC & TAS. A high is clearing showers from southern SA & WA.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A broad trough will trigger showers and storms, some intense. across parts of SA, northern NSW, central and southern QLD, the NT, and northern WA. A low and trough will cause a few showers in southern WA. A high will keep VIC and TAS settled and dry.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

Troughs will lead to showers and storms in parts of WA, the NT, intense in NSW and southern QLD. Unstable tropical air will cause thundery showers in the northern tropics. High pressure will keep SA, VIC, and TAS largely dry and settled.

Friday 22:00 EDT

Troughs should trigger showers and storms over the western interior and eastern NSW and southern QLD. Onshore winds should bring light showers to southern coastal WA. Unstable tropical air should lead to thundery showers in the northern tropics.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

A strong front will bring rain to the southeast, heavy in TAS and VIC. A pre-frontal trough should direct a hot airmass over NSW whilst causing showers across central Australia, QLD, and northern WA. Another trough should trigger a few storms in northwestern WA.

Sunday 22:00 EDT

An active and broad trough may trigger heavy showers and storms in eastern NSW and southeastern QLD. Cool onshore winds combined with a trough look to bring showers to TAS and VIC. Unstable tropical air may lead to thundery showers in the northern tropics.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A deep trough may trigger showers and storms, some intense, in eastern QLD. Onshore winds look to bring coastal showers to NSW and southeastern QLD. Another trough may cause a few storms in northern WA. A high over the Bight should keep much of the south mostly dry.

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