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Friday

Troughs over eastern and southern QLD and northern NSW are generating rain and showers, widespread and heavy for parts of coastal QLD. A front crossing southern VIC and TAS is producing damaging winds, rain and alpine snow. A high is keeping the interior and west clear and dry.

Issued Friday 08:53 AEST

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Troughs over eastern and southern QLD and northern NSW are generating rain and showers, widespread and heavy for parts of coastal QLD. A front crossing southern VIC and TAS is producing damaging winds, rain and alpine snow. A high is keeping the interior and west clear and dry.


Saturday 22:00 EST

A trough will contract to northern QLD and the NT, producing showers. Onshore winds will bring showers to the QLD coast. Unstable westerly winds between cold fronts will bring showers to TAS and southern VIC. High pressure will keep the remainder of the country mostly clear.


Sunday 22:00 EST

Troughs will bring rain and possible storms to northern WA, the Top End and northern QLD. Onshore winds should bring some showers to parts of the QLD coast. Unstable westerly winds will bring showers to TAS and southern VIC. A broad high will keep elsewhere mostly clear and dry.


Monday 22:00 EST

Troughs should continue to bring rain and storms to the north. A cold front approaching the southwest may cause a few showers. Onshore winds will bring showers to parts of the QLD coast. High pressure elsewhere should maintain dry and settled conditions.


Tuesday 22:00 EST

A cold front should arrive in the south late in the day, introducing patchy rain, showers and cool gusty winds. A high over the Tasman will feed showers over northeast NSW and eastern Qld. Low pressure over the tropics may trigger showers and the odd storm.


Wednesday 22:00 EST

A frontal system in the southeast will bring cool gusty showers. Troughs over parts of inland QLD, NSW as well as SA and VIC will trigger isolated showers. Onshore winds will bring widespread showers to the QLD coast. A trough in the west should trigger showers and the odd storm.


Thursday 22:00 EST

A frontal system in the southeast should bring rain, showers and cold gusty winds, mainly over TAS and VIC. Onshore winds will direct showers over southern coastal parts of SA and WA. A trough and moist easterly winds will generate rain and storms over the northern tropics.

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