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Saturday

a broad low pressure trough over eastern NSW and QLD is generating showers and storms. A cold front over western western, VIC and TAS is bringing areas of rain, alpine snow and gusty winds. Brisk onshore winds in the wake of the front are driving showers over southern SA.

Issued Saturday 05:47 AEDT

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a broad low pressure trough over eastern NSW and QLD is generating showers and storms. A cold front over western western, VIC and TAS is bringing areas of rain, alpine snow and gusty winds. Brisk onshore winds in the wake of the front are driving showers over southern SA.


Saturday 22:00 EDT

A vigorous front will bring strong winds, showers and small hail to SA, TAS, VIC and southern NSW and highland snow to TAS, VIC and southern NSW. A trough will trigger rain and storms in northeastern NSW, QLD and northern parts of the NT. A high will clear the interior and WA.


Sunday 22:00 EST

Another front will bring a secondary burst of brisk winds, showers and small hail to TAS, SA, VIC and southern NSW, most intense in TAS near a deep low. Troughs will cause a few thundery showers in southeast QLD and western WA but scattered showers and storms in northern tropics.


Monday 22:00 EST

A high will cause brisk winds to ease and most showers to clear in SA, TAS and VIC in the wake of a front. The front should bring showers to the NSW coast and ranges. Troughs will cause isolated showers and storms in eastern QLD and scattered showers and storms in the tropics.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

A high will bring a chilly morning and cool, dry day to much of TAS, SA, VIC and the interior. A front should send bring brisk winds and showers along the NSW coast and ranges. Troughs should cause showers and storms in the far northern tropics and northern WA.


Wednesday 22:00 EST

A high will bring another chilly morning and cool, dry day to much of SA, VIC and the interior. A front should bring brisk winds to TAS but only isolated light showers. A trough in the north should cause storms in the far north. Southerly winds and showers for the east coast.


Thursday 22:00 EST

A high will bring another chilly morning and cool day to much of the southeast. A front should bring brisk winds to TAS but only isolated light showers. A trough in the north should cause storms in the far north. Southerly winds and showers on the QLD and northern NSW coasts.

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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.