Australian Chart Summary

Friday - Latest

Showery southerly winds are triggering showers along the NSW and QLD coast. A low pressure trough and cold front is moving over WA, bringing showers and the odd thunderstorm. A weak trough inland is bringing virtually no rain. Skies are clearer elsewhere under high pressure.

Saturday 22:00 EST

Onshore winds will persist along the eastern seaboard, bringing showers to the coast, drier over the ranges. A weak low pressure trough will bring a few thunderstorms across western and central parts of SA. Hot conditions will persist in the northwest, warmer in the southwest.

Sunday 22:00 EST

Onshore winds in the east will continue to bring showers along the QLD and NSW coast. A low pressure trough in the west will produce a few showers and thunderstorms. A high in the southeast will bring a sunny and settled day for TAS, VIC and SA.

Monday 22:00 EST

A trough and front will bring a cool showery change to the southwest, pushing heat into western SA. Another trough over inland QLD will bring virtually no rain. Onshore winds along the QLD coast will generate showers. A high in the southeast will bring a cool morning a sunny day.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A trough looks to deepen in the north, triggering showers and storms in the NT. Onshore winds should produce showers about the QLD coast. A cold front and trough may move over SA bringing a warm day, ahead of a cool change later. A high in the southeast could bring a sunny day.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A low pressure trough in the NT looks to deepen, bringing showers and thunderstorms. A trough and cold front may move across the southeast, with cool showery conditions in its wake. Southwesterly winds along the southern coasts could also produce showers.

Thursday 22:00 EST

Brisk onshore winds in the wake of a cold front look to cause showers over SA, VIC and TAS. A trough crossing NSW could bring a few thunderstorms. A broad region of low pressure could also produce storms in the north. A large high should bring sunshine to WA.

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