Australian Chart Summary

Tuesday - Latest

A trough over the NT, QLD and northern NSW, combined with a cold front crossing NSW, VIC and TAS, are generating widespread showers and thunderstorms, some severe. Onshore winds are bringing showers to parts of the east coast and southeastern SA.

Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A trough and cold front will generate showers and thunderstorms over TAS, VIC eastern NSW, QLD and the NT, heaviest about southeast QLD. The trough will also draw warmer air ahead of it over eastern QLD. A front in the southwest will bring a few showers to southwest WA.

Thursday 22:00 EDT

A front will bring a burst of colder winds and showers to western and southern WA, replacing warm and gusty winds. A slow-moving trough in the north and east will cause showers and storms in far northern and far eastern Australia. A trough will direct warmth over SA.

Friday 22:00 EDT

A trough in the east will weaken, causing only the odd thundery shower in QLD and NSW. Another trough will generate a few showers over the interior, very warm in the north and centre. A front will then bring a gusty, mainly dry cooler change to SA.

Saturday 22:00 EDT

A trough will generate warm winds then a few showers, storms and a cooler change in QLD and NSW. A high should cause wind to ease and light showers to clear SA, VIC and TAS. A trough in WA ahead of an approaching front should only bring a few showers to the southwest of the state

Sunday 22:00 EDT

Low pressure troughs may generate showers and storms over southeast of QLD. A trough in the west should direct warm air over western and central SA. A front in the southwest should bring a few showers to WA. A high should keep TAS, VIC and much of NSW clear and dry.

Monday 22:00 EDT

A cold front and trough should bring showers and storms to SA and in the interior, whilst directing very warm winds over eastern VIC, NSW and QLD. Another trough may bring heavy showers and storms to southeast QLD. A high should keep most of WA clear and dry.

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