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Wednesday

A low and trough over eastern NSW is triggering showers and a few storms, mainly about the coast. Troughs inland are also bringing a few showers and storms. A cold front is nearing the southeast, causing showers to develop over TAS and VIC.

Issued Wednesday 19:14 AEST

Wednesday - Latest

A low and trough over eastern NSW is triggering showers and a few storms, mainly about the coast. Troughs inland are also bringing a few showers and storms. A cold front is nearing the southeast, causing showers to develop over TAS and VIC.


Thursday 22:00 EST

A trough and low in the east looks to trigger rain and a few storms, heaviest over southeast QLD and northeast NSW. Another trough will bring showers and storms to WA. High pressure should keep much of SA, VIC, TAS and inland NSW and QLD clear and dry.


Friday 22:00 EST

Onshore winds will bring some showers and the odd storm over the NSW and QLD coasts ? locally heavy. A trough will bring showers and a few storms to southern WA. High pressure should keep elsewhere dry.


Saturday 22:00 EST

An upper trough and onshore winds will bring showers and a few storms to coastal QLD and NSW ? locally heavy. A pair of troughs in WA will trigger a few showers and storms. High pressure in the south should keep VIC and SA mostly dry.


Sunday 22:00 EST

An upper trough and onshore winds could bring showers and a few storms to coastal QLD and NSW. A pair of troughs in WA should trigger a few showers and storms. High pressure in the south should keep VIC and SA mostly dry.


Monday 22:00 EST

A trough and onshore winds could bring showers and a few storms in the north and east, with possible storms in western QLD. A trough in WA should trigger a few showers and storms. High pressure in the south should keep TAS, VIC and SA mostly dry.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

A front and trough should bring a cool and showery change to the southwest. A low and trough in the north could bring some heavy falls for rain. A high in the southeast should bring mostly settled conditions to SA, VIC and NSW, whilst directing a few showers over TAS and QLD.

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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.