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Friday

A pair of troughs are generating rain & storms over northeastern Australia, locally heavy. A front and trough are causing rain in TAS and parts of VIC. A large high is keeping elsewhere dry and mostly clear.

Issued Friday 11:31 AEST

Friday - Latest

A pair of troughs are generating rain & storms over northeastern Australia, locally heavy. A front and trough are causing rain in TAS and parts of VIC. A large high is keeping elsewhere dry and mostly clear.


Saturday 22:00 EST

Troughs will produce rain and a few thunderstorms over northeastern QLD. Cool onshore winds will drive a few showers into TAS, southern VIC, and southeastern parts of NSW and SA. A high will keep elsewhere generally dry, leading to a chilly morning in the south.


Sunday 22:00 EST

A pair of troughs will produce showers and thunderstorms over central and eastern tropics. A trough and cool moist winds will bring a few showers to TAS, VIC, and eastern NSW. A high will keep elsewhere generally dry. Warming winds for WA's west.


Monday 22:00 EST

Troughs should generate showers and thunderstorms over the northern tropics. Onshore winds should bring a few showers to TAS, northeast NSW, and southeast QLD. A large high should keep elsewhere settled whilst directing warm air over western parts of WA.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

A trough looks to continue triggering thundery showers over the far northern tropics. A high should drive onshore winds and showers over TAS, northeastern NSW, and eastern QLD and bring settled conditions to much of the country. Warm winds should filter over southern WA.


Wednesday 22:00 EST

A high should direct coastal showers over TAS, northeastern NSW, & eastern QLD. A trough looks to trigger a few thundery showers over the far northern tropics. A trough may help to bring the odd shower to far southern WA. The high should keep elsewhere dry.


Thursday 22:00 EST

A high and a pair of troughs may trigger rain and showers over eastern parts of QLD and NSW. A trough should start to clear over the tropical north, bringing a few showers. A trough should help to bring some showers to far southern WA. A high should dominate elsewhere.

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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.