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Monday 22:00 EDT

A tropical low with associated troughs may bring heavy rain and storms to WA and extending into the NT. Troughs over QLD and NSW combined with moist, onshore winds will trigger showers and thunderstorms. High pressure will keep much of the interior dry.

Issued Saturday 11:22 AEDT

Sunday - Latest

Tropical Cyclone Kelvin near WA's Kimberley Coast is causing wind, heavy rain and storms. Troughs with embedded lows over WA, NT, SA and QLD are generating showers and storms. A cold front is bringing gusty showers to TAS. High pressure is keeping most of the southeast dry.


Sunday 22:00 EDT

A potential tropical cyclone in the north with associated troughs shall generate heavy rain and storms over northern and central WA. A low pressure trough will help feed mild air across the southeast, with coastal showers for parts of NSW, VIC and TAS.


Monday 22:00 EDT

A tropical low with associated troughs may bring heavy rain and storms to WA and extending into the NT. Troughs over QLD and NSW combined with moist, onshore winds will trigger showers and thunderstorms. High pressure will keep much of the interior dry.


Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A low and associated troughs should bring areas of heavy rain and storms over WA and western/northern parts of the NT. Another trough in the east could bring showers & storms, heavy at times to QLD and NSW.


Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A broad region of low pressure and troughs will bring areas of heavy rain and storms over WA. A low and trough in the east should generate showers and storms to parts of QLD and NSW. High pressure should keep the south mainly dry.


Thursday 22:00 EDT

A series of troughs with embedded lows over WA, NT, QLD and northern NSW will generate showers and thunderstorms. Onshore winds will push showers over the QLD coast. The interior will be hot with a heat trough causing scattered showers/storms.


Friday 22:00 EDT

A series of low pressure troughs may generate showers and storms over WA, the NT, SA, VIC and western NSW. Onshore winds with a weak trough may bring showers and storms over the QLD coast. A high should keep the southeast coast dry.

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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.