Australian Synoptic Chart

Synoptic Chart

Wednesday

Winds are strengthening in TAS ahead of a gusty cold front. A trough along the WA coast is triggering the odd light shower in the northwest. A broad high pressure system is dominant elsewhere, bringing a cold night to the south with hot winds elevating fire danger in the north.

Issued Wednesday 19:16 EST
  • Cold Winds
  • Mild Winds
  • Warm Winds
  • Hot Winds
  • High Pressure System
  • Low Pressure System
  • Tropical Cyclone
  • Jetstream
  • Rain (mm)
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  • Low Pressure Trough
  • Cold Front
  • Warm Front
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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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