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  2. Summary Issued Friday 12:45 EST

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 15 Aug 2020

      Saturday 22:00 EST

      A deepening low off the southeast coast will bring rain along southern NSW and eastern VIC coasts. A crossing trough will trigger showers and thunderstorms in southeast QLD and northeast NSW. Another low in the southwest with an approaching front will introduce rain late.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 16 Aug 2020

      Sunday 22:00 EST

      A front crossing the southwest will produce rainfall and strong winds, mainly along the western and southern WA coasts. A low over the Tasman will generate rainfall in the southeast, moderate in eastern TAS and VIC. Clearer skies elsewhere with a high.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 17 Aug 2020

      Monday 22:00 EST

      A low in the south with associated troughs will generate light rain over the west and south of WA, southern SA, VIC, and southern NSW. Another low system will drive showers over TAS. Mostly clear in the north with a dry airmass.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 18 Aug 2020

      Tuesday 22:00 EST

      A low over the Bight with associated troughs should continue to produce rain across much of the southern parts of the country, mainly in TAS and VIC, with strong winds in SA. Mostly clear elsewhere with a dry airmass. Warm winds should filter over QLD.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 19 Aug 2020

      Wednesday 22:00 EST

      A low over the Tasman moving east may generate rain and strong winds over SA, VIC and TAS. Onshore winds could produce showers along the southern WA coast. High pressure building in the north should keep conditions settled. Warm winds should filter over QLD.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 20 Aug 2020

      Thursday 22:00 EST

      A low over the Tasman should move further east and generate rain across the southeast. Cool onshore winds could drive showers along the southern coast of WA and SA. High pressure should keep the interior and north largely clear.

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    Saturday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 15 Aug 2020

    A deepening low off the southeast coast will bring rain along southern NSW and eastern VIC coasts. A crossing trough will trigger showers and thunderstorms in southeast QLD and northeast NSW. Another low in the southwest with an approaching front will introduce rain late.

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    Sunday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 16 Aug 2020

    A front crossing the southwest will produce rainfall and strong winds, mainly along the western and southern WA coasts. A low over the Tasman will generate rainfall in the southeast, moderate in eastern TAS and VIC. Clearer skies elsewhere with a high.

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    Monday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 17 Aug 2020

    A low in the south with associated troughs will generate light rain over the west and south of WA, southern SA, VIC, and southern NSW. Another low system will drive showers over TAS. Mostly clear in the north with a dry airmass.

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    Tuesday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 18 Aug 2020

    A low over the Bight with associated troughs should continue to produce rain across much of the southern parts of the country, mainly in TAS and VIC, with strong winds in SA. Mostly clear elsewhere with a dry airmass. Warm winds should filter over QLD.

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    Wednesday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 19 Aug 2020

    A low over the Tasman moving east may generate rain and strong winds over SA, VIC and TAS. Onshore winds could produce showers along the southern WA coast. High pressure building in the north should keep conditions settled. Warm winds should filter over QLD.

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    Thursday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 20 Aug 2020

    A low over the Tasman should move further east and generate rain across the southeast. Cool onshore winds could drive showers along the southern coast of WA and SA. High pressure should keep the interior and north largely clear.