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Sunday 22:00 EST

A trough and front will begin to move over western WA, bringing showers, storms and gusty winds. Onshore winds in the southeast will cause a few showers over SA, VIC and southern and coastal NSW, and northern QLD. A high will keep elsewhere clear and dry.

Issued Friday 11:23 AEST

Saturday - Latest

Brisk, gusty winds in the wake of a front are bringing showers to southeastern SA, TAS, VIC and south and eastern NSW, and snow to the highlands. A high is keeping the interior, the NT and WA generally dry and mostly clear, leading to a mostly sunny day.


Saturday 22:00 EST

Troughs in the southeast will bring gusty showers to southeast SA, VIC, TAS and southern TAS, falling as snow over the alpine peaks. Onshore winds will cause a few showers over far northern coastal QLD. A high will keep elsewhere mostly clear and dry.


Sunday 22:00 EST

A trough and front will begin to move over western WA, bringing showers, storms and gusty winds. Onshore winds in the southeast will cause a few showers over SA, VIC and southern and coastal NSW, and northern QLD. A high will keep elsewhere clear and dry.


Monday 22:00 EST

A front and trough will continue to bring showers, storms and gusty winds to southwest WA. A front in the southeast will cli[ TAS, bringing strong winds and showers. Onshore winds ahead of the front will cause showers for southern VIC and southeast SA. Coastal showers for QLD.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

Onshore winds with high pressure in the east should cause coastal showers for much of the east coast. Onshore winds in the southwest ahead of a front may bring showers. The high will keep elsewhere dry and mostly clear.


Wednesday 22:00 EST

A cold front may clip southwest WA bringing a few showers and the odd storm. Onshore winds in the east, along with an inland trough should bring a few showers to eastern QLD and northeast NSW. Clear elsewhere under a high.


Thursday 22:00 EST

A front may bring showers to southeast SA, VIC and TAS. Onshore winds and a trough should trigger showers over eastern QLD and northeast NSW. Onshore winds in the southwest should also cause a few showers. Clear elsewhere with a high.

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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.