Australian Chart Summary

Monday - Latest

Brisk southwesterly winds are bringing showers to TAS and VIC. Moist onshore winds are feeding a trough over northern QLD, leading to a few showers. A broad high is generating clear and settled conditions elsewhere, bringing a cool night inland with localsied fog pathces.

Tuesday 22:00 EST

Cool onshore winds will produce showers for TAS and southern VIC. Moist south easterlies about the northern tropics will generate scattered showers. A broad high pressure system will bring mostly sunny and settled conditions elsewhere.

Wednesday 22:00 EST

Onshore winds should produce showers along the eastern QLD and northeast NSW coasts. A front will cross TAS and southern VIC, causing a few showers. Mild, dry and generally calm conditions look to persist elsewhere under a large area of high pressure.

Thursday 22:00 EST

A frontal system will approach WA from the west, gradually introducing wet, windy and much cooler conditions. Gusty winds will direct a few showers over TAS and southern VIC. Onshore winds will direct a few showers and storms over eastern QLD. A high will keep elsewhere settled.

Friday 22:00 EST

A complex frontal system will impact WA, bringing strong winds and heavy showers. A cold front should cross TAS, bringing showers and gusty winds. A trough combined with onshore winds may trigger some showers along the QLD coast. A high will bring settled weather elsewhere.

Saturday 22:00 EST

A front and trough in the south should bring showers to southern WA and SA, mainly about the coast. Onshore winds may bring the odd shower to coastal VIC. Moist southeasterly winds could bring a few showers to the QLD coastline. Dry and settled elsewhere under a high.

Sunday 22:00 EST

Cold fronts should clip southern parts of WA, SA, VIC and western TAS, causing showers and an increase in winds. Onshore winds will feed a trough over eastern QLD and northeast NSW, generating showers and the odd storm. A high should keep elsewhere generally dry and settled.

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