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Thursday 22:00 EST

A trough and cold front will start crossing the southeast, triggering showers and storms in southern SA, southwestern NSW, western VIC and TAS. Persistent onshore winds will bring showers to eastern NSW and QLD, far northeastern NT and southern WA. Clear in the interior.

Issued Saturday 13:20 AEST

Saturday - Latest

Brisk, gusty winds in the wake of a front are bringing showers to southeastern SA, TAS, VIC and parts of coastal NSW. Onshore winds are bringing the odd the shower to northeast QLD. A high is keeping the interior, the NT and WA generally dry and mostly clear.


Sunday 22:00 EST

A low and front will clip southwest WA, generating strong winds, rain and storms. Brisk winds around a broad high over the southeast will bring showers to southern SA, VIC, TAS and coastal NSW. Humid winds will direct showers to northeast QLD and the Top End.


Monday 22:00 EST

A low will slip south of WA, however a front will trigger rain and storms. A cold front crossing TAS will generate gusty rain and highland snow, and push showers over southern VIC. Onshore winds along the eastern seaboard and northeastern NT will bring showers.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

A cold front will cross the Bight, leaving showers in its wake over southern WA. Onshore winds around a high and ridge will bring showers to southern VIC and eastern NSW and QLD. Humid winds will bring showers to the northeast tropics. Mostly cler elsewhere under high pressure.


Wednesday 22:00 EST

A weak trough crossing SA may trigger a few showers. Onshore winds should bring showers to parts of TAS, eastern NSW and QLD, northeastern NT and southern WA. High pressure should be dominant elsewhere, leading to a mild day and a cool-to-cold night.


Thursday 22:00 EST

A trough and cold front will start crossing the southeast, triggering showers and storms in southern SA, southwestern NSW, western VIC and TAS. Persistent onshore winds will bring showers to eastern NSW and QLD, far northeastern NT and southern WA. Clear in the interior.


Friday 22:00 EST

A cold front may cross the southeast, generating showers, isolated storms in southern SA, parts of NSW, VIC and TAS, and highland snow. Humid winds may bring showers to eastern QLD and far northeastern NT. A broad high over the west and interior will keep skies clear.

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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.