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Monday 22:00 EST

A trough, front & low will generate rain, storms & blustery winds across WA, some intense. Troughs in the east will cause isolated showers & storms in WA, QLD & NSW, mainly on the coast. A high will keep VIC & TAS generally dry, leading to another chilly morning.

Issued Thursday 13:28 AEST

Thursday - Latest

A trough is bringing showers & storms to southeast WA & western SA. A high is causing brisk winds to ease & showers to clear in SA, TAS & VIC & for snowfalls to clear on the alps & in highland TAS. Moist onshore winds are bringing patchy showers to QLD's east coast & southwest WA


Friday 22:00 EST

Troughs will gain moisture from southeasterly winds, causing showers on the east coast to increase & spread inland across QLD. A high will lead to a chilly morning & generally dry day in western NSW, VIC, TAS & SA. Weak troughs in the west will only cause patchy light rain in WA.


Saturday 22:00 EST

Troughs will gain moisture from SE winds, causing showers on the east coast to become heavier & spread inland across QLD & northern NSW. A high will lead to a chilly morning & generally dry day in southern NSW, VIC, TAS & SA. Troughs in WA will trigger thundery rain inland.


Sunday 22:00 EST

A trough will scatter rain & storms across WA as a front & low bring gusty winds & showers to the west. Troughs in the east should weaken, causing showers & storms to ease & become isolated in QLD & NSW & SA's far east. A high will keep VIC & TAS dry, leading to a chilly morning.


Monday 22:00 EST

A trough, front & low will generate rain, storms & blustery winds across WA, some intense. Troughs in the east will cause isolated showers & storms in WA, QLD & NSW, mainly on the coast. A high will keep VIC & TAS generally dry, leading to another chilly morning.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

A trough, front & low will weaken as they cross WA, causing blustery winds to ease & for rain & storms to become patchy in the state. Some rain & storms will reach SA's west. Atorughs in the east will weaken further, causing showers & storms to become mainly confined to the coast


Wednesday 22:00 EST

Troughs will merge, causing rain & storms to scatter across SA, western NSW & QLD. Moist southeast winds on the eastern seaboard will maintain showers. A high will keep most of VIC & TAS dry. A trough & front in the west should bring cool winds & showers to WA's 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.