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  2. Summary Issued Monday 15:29 EDT

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 01 Mar 2021

      Monday 15:00 EDT

      A tropical low is deepening, causing heavy rain & strengthening winds in northeast QLD. Troughs are generating showers & storms in other parts of QLD, northern NSW, SA & southern WA. A front is bringing strong winds, showers & highland snow to TAS & showers to southern VIC.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 02 Mar 2021

      Tuesday 22:00 EDT

      A tropical low/cyclone will generate heavy rain over northern QLD. A trough will trigger showers & storms in northeast NSW and southeast QLD. Another trough in the west will gain moisture leading to showers & storms in WA's southwest. Cool S winds along the NSW coast.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 03 Mar 2021

      Wednesday 22:00 EDT

      A tropical low/cyclone should continue to generate flooding rain in northern QLD. A deep trough fed with upper cold air will cause rain and thunderstorms across the WA's southwest. Onshore winds will send coastal showers to the eastern seaboard.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 04 Mar 2021

      Thursday 22:00 EDT

      A tropical low/cyclone should linger off the northern QLD coast, bringing flooding rain. A trough and low will trigger showers and storms over parts of WA, heaviest in the southwest. Cool onshore winds will direct showers over TAS and southern VIC.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 05 Mar 2021

      Friday 22:00 EDT

      A tropical low/cyclone may start moving away from the QLD coast, causing heavy rain to ease. Multiple troughs should trigger a few storms over the western interior. Onshore winds look to bring coastal showers to NSW and southeast QLD. A high will keep elsewhere settled.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 06 Mar 2021

      Saturday 22:00 EDT

      Moist onshore winds may direct coastal showers to northern NSW and QLD. A trough could generate thunderstorms over the western interior. Tropical air may become unstable leading to thundery showers over the Top End and far north QLD. High pressure should keep elsewhere dry.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 07 Mar 2021

      Sunday 22:00 EDT

      A trough ahead of a front may generate a few showers in VIC and TAS whilst directing hot air over parts of SA. Onshore winds should bring light showers to southern coastal WA and eastern QLD. Unstable tropical air may trigger thundery showers in the northern tropics.

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    Monday, 15:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 01 Mar 2021

    A tropical low is deepening, causing heavy rain & strengthening winds in northeast QLD. Troughs are generating showers & storms in other parts of QLD, northern NSW, SA & southern WA. A front is bringing strong winds, showers & highland snow to TAS & showers to southern VIC.

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    Tuesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 02 Mar 2021

    A tropical low/cyclone will generate heavy rain over northern QLD. A trough will trigger showers & storms in northeast NSW and southeast QLD. Another trough in the west will gain moisture leading to showers & storms in WA's southwest. Cool S winds along the NSW coast.

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    Wednesday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 03 Mar 2021

    A tropical low/cyclone should continue to generate flooding rain in northern QLD. A deep trough fed with upper cold air will cause rain and thunderstorms across the WA's southwest. Onshore winds will send coastal showers to the eastern seaboard.

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    Thursday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 04 Mar 2021

    A tropical low/cyclone should linger off the northern QLD coast, bringing flooding rain. A trough and low will trigger showers and storms over parts of WA, heaviest in the southwest. Cool onshore winds will direct showers over TAS and southern VIC.

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    Friday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 05 Mar 2021

    A tropical low/cyclone may start moving away from the QLD coast, causing heavy rain to ease. Multiple troughs should trigger a few storms over the western interior. Onshore winds look to bring coastal showers to NSW and southeast QLD. A high will keep elsewhere settled.

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    Saturday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 06 Mar 2021

    Moist onshore winds may direct coastal showers to northern NSW and QLD. A trough could generate thunderstorms over the western interior. Tropical air may become unstable leading to thundery showers over the Top End and far north QLD. High pressure should keep elsewhere dry.

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    Sunday, 22:00 EDT

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 07 Mar 2021

    A trough ahead of a front may generate a few showers in VIC and TAS whilst directing hot air over parts of SA. Onshore winds should bring light showers to southern coastal WA and eastern QLD. Unstable tropical air may trigger thundery showers in the northern tropics.