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Monday

A trough over WA and western SA is triggering showers and thunderstorms. A trough over eastern QLD is also generating a few showers and thunderstorms. Onshore winds are bringing showers to QLD's tropical coast. High pressure is bringing a mostly clear afternoon elsewhere.

Issued Monday 16:06 AEDT

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A trough over WA and western SA is triggering showers and thunderstorms. A trough over eastern QLD is also generating a few showers and thunderstorms. Onshore winds are bringing showers to QLD's tropical coast. High pressure is bringing a mostly clear afternoon elsewhere.


Tuesday 22:00 EDT

A trough over central and southeastern WA will generate areas of rain, showers and storms. Another trough over southern parts of the NT may bring the odd shower and storm. Onshore winds around a high will drive showers onto coastal QLD, while keeping elsewhere mostly dry.


Wednesday 22:00 EDT

A high over the Tasman Sea will direct onshore winds and light showers over the QLD coast, more so in the northeast. A low pressure trough over WA and the NT will trigger isolated showers and storms. A hot airmass ahead of the trough will filter in SA.


Thursday 22:00 EDT

A broad trough stretching from northern WA through the interior to the southeast of AUS may produce areas of rain, showers and storms. A hot airmass ahead of the tough should filter into QLD, VIC and NSW. A high could direct onshore winds and showers onto the northeast QLD coast.


Friday 22:00 EDT

A broad low pressure trough over northern WA and southern NT extending to southeast AUS may trigger rain, showers and storms. A hot airmass ahead of the trough should filter into NSW and QLD. A front may cause showers and the odd storm over southern SA, VIC and TAS.


Saturday 22:00 EDT

A broad low pressure trough extending from northern WA to northeast NSW may bring rain, showers and storms. A cold front crossing the southeast of AUS could generate showers, gusty winds and the odd storm. A large high should keep elsewhere mostly clear and dry.


Sunday 22:00 EDT

A trough over WA may bring showers and storms as well as draw heat into southern parts of the state. A trough over QLD could trigger a few thundery showers. Onshore winds should direct a few showers to TAS, SA and VIC. A high should bring calmer conditions across the southeast.

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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.