Australian Chart Summary

Sunday - Latest

A trough extending from northern WA and the Top End to western SA is triggering showers and storms. Brisk southwesterly winds in the wake of a cold front are bringing a few showers to TAS. Mostly clear elsewhere under high pressure, leading to a cold night in the southeast.

Monday 22:00 EST

A low pressure system and associated trough over southern WA and western SA will generate showers and storms, locally heavy. Onshore winds around a high will drive showers onto parts of the QLD coast and southern TAS. The high will bring a cold morning to the southeast.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A low pressure trough will cross SA and move into western VIC and NSW, causing showers and storms, locally heavy. Onshore winds around a high will drive showers onto parts of the QLD coast. A cold front should clip southwest WA, bringing light showers.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A cold front and trough will cross TAS, VIC and NSW, bringing gusty winds, showers and the odd storm. A high over the Tasman Sea will direct moist onshore winds and showers over coastal QLD. A trough will cross western WA, triggering light showers over the southwest.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A trough will trigger showers and storms over eastern NSW and southeast QLD. An area of low pressure over the Top End and northern WA will bring showers and storms. Onshore winds will drive showers onto western TAS. Heat should be drawn over the southwest with a trough.

Friday 22:00 EST

A deepening low pressure will cross WA, bringing showers and storms, potentially heavy. A broad high over the Tasman Sea will drive showers over the the northern QLD coast. An onshore flow ahead of a trough will drive areas of rain over TAS, heavy in the west.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A low pressure system may deepen over WA, leading to showers and thunderstorms. An associated trough should draw heat over NSW. A high in the Tasman Sea should direct showers over the QLD coast. A cold front may clip southern TAS, leading to some cool showers.

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