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Monday

Brisk and cold winds in the southeast are producing showers across eastern SA, VIC, TAS and southern NSW. Increasing winds in the north and northwest due to a strengthening high is leading to elevated fire danger. Higher pressure in the southwest is bringing settled conditions.

Issued Monday 19:27 AEST

Monday - Latest

Brisk and cold winds in the southeast are producing showers across eastern SA, VIC, TAS and southern NSW. Increasing winds in the north and northwest due to a strengthening high is leading to elevated fire danger. Higher pressure in the southwest is bringing settled conditions.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

A front will clip southeastern Australia, bringing rain, gusty showers, and alpine snow to SA, Vic, Tas and southern NSW. Onshore winds should trigger showers along southern SA. Clear elsewhere under a high.


Wednesday 22:00 EST

Cool and gusty southwesterly winds will bring showers to eastern SA, Vic, Tas and southern NSW. A high should keep elsewhere dry and sunny.


Thursday 22:00 EST

Cool southwesterly winds should bring a few showers to Tas, Vic and southern NSW. A trough ahead of a front in the southwest should bring rain and light showers to WA. A high should keep elsewhere dry and mostly sunny.


Friday 22:00 EST

Onshore winds in the wake of a front may bring showers and storms to southern parts of WA. Onshore winds ahead of a cold front may bring the odd shower to Vic and Tas. A high should keep elsewhere dry and mostly sunny.


Saturday 22:00 EST

A cold front marching across the southeast should continue to bring rain and gusty showers to Tas, Vic and southern NSW. Onshore winds may trigger the odd coastal showers in central QLD as well as the southern coast of WA and SA.


Sunday 22:00 EST

Unstable, cold westerly wind could trigger a few showers along southern SA, Vic and Tas. A high over the Bight should bring dry and sunny conditions 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.