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Sunday

A broad low pressure trough in the north and east is triggering showers and thunderstorms. Another trough in the west is also producing a few storms. Patchy cloud along the NSW coast with onshore winds is bringing a few showers. A high is bringing sunny skies to TAS, VIC and SA.

Issued Sunday 04:34 AEDT

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A broad low pressure trough in the north and east is triggering showers and thunderstorms. Another trough in the west is also producing a few storms. Patchy cloud along the NSW coast with onshore winds is bringing a few showers. A high is bringing sunny skies to TAS, VIC and SA.


Sunday 22:00 EDT

A low pressure trough over the NT and QLD will trigger showers and thunderstorms, some intense. Another trough in WA will edge further east, producing showers and storms in southeast WA and western SA. A high will bring a sunny and settled day for TAS, VIC and most of NSW.


Monday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure will trigger widespread rain, showers and thunderstorms in eastern WA, the NT, QLD and SA. Warm and gusty winds ahead of this system will move into VIC and NSW. Cooler onshore winds over southern WA will produce a few showers.


Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure will edge east, and may produce widespread rain, showers and thunderstorms for parts of the NT, VIC, NSW and QLD. A cold front crossing TAS looks to bring showers. Onshore winds over the southern parts of WA and SA could trigger showers.


Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A broad low pressure across the north and east should trigger widespread showers and and thunderstorms, some intense. A cold front crossing TAS and VIC may cause cool gusty showers. A high building in the west looks to bring settled conditions for WA and western parts of SA.


Thursday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure will edge further north, and may trigger showers and storms over the NT's Top End and parts of northern QLD. Brisk winds over VIC and TAS look to cause a few showers. Another trough in the west could deepen, triggering a few storms in the south.


Friday 22:00 EDT

A low in the southeast will generate cool gusty winds, showers and the odd thunderstorm. A trough and embedded lows over northern and central Australia will cause a few showers and storms , whilst directing warm air further south. A low in the southwest will cause showers.

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The Cairns Post Synoptic charts below provide isobar, rainfall probability and wind stream direction probability for the Cairns area and across Australia. The maps show the chronological weather pattern change at 10pm each day for the next 7 days.