Australian Chart Summary

Monday - Latest

A trough is leading to gusty showers in parts of TAS. Along the QLD coast, onshore winds are leading to isolated showers. Onshore winds over southern parts of SA and VIC are also leading to the odd shower. High pressure is keeping skies generally clear elsewhere.

Monday 22:00 EST

A trough will cause only patchy light rain over the interior and northern tropics. Onshore winds on the QLD and northern NSW coast will cause a few showers. A front will leave showers over TAS in its wake. A high will confine showers in VIC, SA and southern WA to the coast.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A trough will deepen and gain moisture, causing rain to scatter across the central and eastern interior and for the odd storm to develop. A high will keep much of VIC and SA dry with light winds, continuing the run of cold mornings. The high will keep much of WA dry.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A trough will deepen and gain moisture, causing rain to become widespread and heavier in QLD and NSW. A high will keep much of western VIC, SA and central Australia dry, continuing the run of cold mornings. A front will bring rain, brisk winds and a colder change to southwest WA.

Thursday 22:00 EST

Troughs in the east should weaken, causing most rain in QLD and NSW to clear. A vigorous front will spread rain, the odd storm and colder winds across southern WA and SA. Northwesterly winds ahead of the front will be mild and dry and will strengthen in SA and VIC.

Friday 22:00 EST

A vigorous front will send strong winds, showers and a colder change across southern WA, SA, TAS, VIC and later into southern NSW. Showers are likely to tend to snow on the highlands in TAS and the Alps in VIC and NSW later. Onshore winds on the QLD coast should cause showers.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A run of cold fronts crossing the southeast will bring gusty showers to parts of southern WA, SA, southern NSW, VIC and TAS, and snow over alpine regions. A trough over QLD combining with onshore winds will produce showers. Easterly winds will bring showers to the Top End.

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Some welcome rain on the way for central Queensland and New South Wales

12:58 AEST A somewhat unseasonal trough will form over Australia's eastern interior during the coming days, producing rain for some areas suffering from severe rainfall deficiencies.

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