Australian Chart Summary

Wednesday - Latest

A low with associated troughs is generating rain and storms over the interior, and parts of SA and southern WA, some severe. A low and cold front in the southeast is causing showers and snow, mainly in VIC and TAS. Settled elsewhere due to high pressure.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A complex low pressure system over the interior with associated troughs will generate rain, some heavy, over inland QLD, NSW, SA, and southern parts of the NT. Onshore winds will trigger showers along WA's southern coast and far north QLD. Clearer skies elsewhere with a high.

Friday 22:00 EST

A complex low over NSW with associated troughs will produce widespread rainfall, some heavy, and storms across the southeast and eastern parts of QLD. Onshore winds will direct light showers along the southern coast of WA. Mostly clear elsewhere with a dry airmass.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A low off the NSW coast with troughs will generate heavy rain along central and southern NSW coasts and eastern VIC, and a few showers over other parts of the southeast, SA, and QLD coast. A front approaching WA will introduce gusty winds along the west coast.

Sunday 22:00 EST

A low with a front and trough should cause rain and storms to develop over the western half of WA. Another low over the Tasman with a trough may continue to generate rain along the NSW and eastern VIC coasts. Onshore winds could trigger light showers over TAS.

Monday 22:00 EST

A low with troughs should generate rain and storms in central and southern WA and western SA. Onshore winds may trigger light showers along the NSW coast. High pressure over the southeast should keep elsewhere dry and settled.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A low with troughs may generate rain over the southeast and southern parts of WA. Onshore winds should direct light showers along the southern QLD and northern NSW coasts. Clearer skies elsewhere with a dry airmass and high pressure.

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