Australian Synoptic Chart

Synoptic Chart

Tuesday

Troughs are maintaining intense heat over northwestern Australia and triggering showers and storms over inland WA. A trough in the east is only causing a few showers and the odd storm in eastern NT and north QLD. High pressure is keeping elsewhere generally dry and mostly clear.

Issued Tuesday 19:52 EDT
  • Cold Winds
  • Mild Winds
  • Warm Winds
  • Hot Winds
  • High Pressure System
  • Low Pressure System
  • Tropical Cyclone
  • Jetstream
  • Rain (mm)
  • (Only shown on day 1-7)
  • Low Pressure Trough
  • Cold Front
  • Warm Front
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15:56 EDT

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12:56 EDT

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