Australian Chart Summary

Monday - Latest

A weak trough over central and western QLD is triggering showers. A cold front is approaching SA, VIC and TAS, causing showers to develop. A high pressure ridge is building in the east, bringing clear overnight skies and light winds, leading to a cold night.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

A front will bring a burst of cold winds, showers and highland snow to TAS, VIC and southern NSW and cold winds and showers to SA. A weak trough will cause the odd shower in the far northeast tropics. A high will keep the rest of the country dry. Warmer winds will develop in WA.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

A low will form over the Tasman, causing strong winds, showers and large waves on the eastern TAS, eastern VIC and NSW coasts. A high will lead to a old morning and cool dry day over inland parts of these states and in SA and central Australia. Warmer winds for western WA.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A high will bring a cold morning and cool day to SA, TAS, VIC, NSW, QLD and the NT. A low will cause brisk winds, showers and large waves on the NSW and southern QLD coasts and showery winds and showers on the northeast tropics. A front will bring a weak change to southwest WA.

Friday 22:00 EST

A broad high will bring another cold morning and cool day to much of southeastern and central Australia. A low will maintain brisk winds, showers and large waves on the NSW and southern QLD coasts. A trough will help cause showers in the northeastern tropics.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A broad high will bring another cold morning and cool day to much of southeastern and central Australia. A low over the Tasman should move further away, causing wind, showers and waves to all ease on the NSW and south QLD coasts. A front will help bring showers to southwest WA.

Sunday 22:00 EST

A high will bring another cold morning and dry day to much of inland, SA, TAS, VIC, NSW and southern QLD. A trough and front will help bring cool winds and showers to southern WA. Southeasterly winds will help cause a few showers along the east coast in the northern tropics.

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Wintery preview as snow covers alps

13:09 AEST The first in a pair of cold fronts brought a decent bout of snow to Australia's alps on Sunday and more is on the way tomorrow.

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