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Sunday

A trough over TAS and southern VIC is causing showers. A weak cold change is moving along the NSW coast bringing a few showers. A broad high is driving onshore winds and showers over the northern QLD coast. The high is keeping elsewhere mostly dry.

Issued Sunday 19:11 AEST

Sunday - Latest

A trough over TAS and southern VIC is causing showers. A weak cold change is moving along the NSW coast bringing a few showers. A broad high is driving onshore winds and showers over the northern QLD coast. The high is keeping elsewhere mostly dry.


Monday 22:00 EST

A low pressure trough in the east will produce showers and thunderstorms, mainly about the southern QLD ranges, as well as over parts of northeast NSW. Onshore winds will bring showers along the eastern seaboard. A trough over WA will cause showers, mainly in the south.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

A trough should generate showers and storms about eastern parts of QLD and NSW, heavy about the ranges. A high could bring a cold morning and dry day to much of western NSW, VIC,and SA. A trough in the west may trigger a few showers and thunderstorms over southern WA.


Wednesday 22:00 EST

A slow moving low pressure trough should move into SA and western VIC, triggering a few showers and storms. A weak region of high pressure about the east may bring a drier day for most of NSW. Onshore winds along the southern WA coast could bring showers.


Thursday 22:00 EST

A broad region of low pressure looks to shift further east, and may generate a few showers and storms over southeast QLD, NSW and VIC. A low pressure system near TAS will bring rain, heaviest in the west. Brisk onshore winds over SA should trigger showers.


Friday 22:00 EST

A broad region of low pressure will linger and should continue to generate a few showers and storms over southeast QLD, NSW and VIC. A low pressure system near TAS will bring rain, heaviest in the west. Brisk onshore winds over SA should trigger showers.


Saturday 22:00 EST

A clearing front and trough will cause showers and a few storms over southeast QLD and eastern NSW. Cool onshore winds will direct showers over southern parts of SA, VIC and TAS. A low and trough in the west may cause a few storms, whilst drawing warm air over the southwest.

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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.