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  2. Summary Issued Friday 18:47 EST

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 07 Aug 2020

      Friday 18:00 EST

      A complex frontal system is generating rain and thunderstorms, some severe, over parts of NSW, QLD, and northern VIC, and showers in SA. An unstable onshore flow is causing showers over southern parts of WA. High pressure is keeping elsewhere dry and settled.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 08 Aug 2020

      Saturday 22:00 EST

      An offshore low will generate rain along the southern NSW and eastern VIC coasts. A trough associated with the low will continue to trigger light showers over SA, VIC, NSW and southeast QLD. An approaching front will make winds increase in western parts of WA.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 09 Aug 2020

      Sunday 22:00 EST

      A Tasman low will continue to produce rain over parts of NSW and VIC, heaviest along southern NSW and eastern VIC coasts. Another low with troughs and front will generate rain and storms in west of WA late in the day. High pressure should keep elsewhere mostly dry.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 10 Aug 2020

      Monday 22:00 EST

      A low pressure system with multiple troughs will produce rain across much of WA and western SA. Onshore winds will direct light showers along the NSW coast as a Tasman low moves away. Settled conditions elsewhere under high pressure.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 11 Aug 2020

      Tuesday 22:00 EST

      A low over the Southern Ocean should generate rain across much of the southern parts of the country, heaviest in western VIC. Onshore winds may trigger the odd light showers along the east coast. Clearer elsewhere due to high pressure.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 12 Aug 2020

      Wednesday 22:00 EST

      A low with associated troughs may continue to generate light rain across much of the southern parts of the country. High pressure in the north will keep mostly clear with dry conditions.

    • Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 13 Aug 2020

      Thursday 22:00 EST

      A low with troughs may continue to generate light rain across southern WA, southern SA, VIC, TAS, and southern NSW. Highs should keep elsewhere generally dry.

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    Friday, 18:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Fri 07 Aug 2020

    A complex frontal system is generating rain and thunderstorms, some severe, over parts of NSW, QLD, and northern VIC, and showers in SA. An unstable onshore flow is causing showers over southern parts of WA. High pressure is keeping elsewhere dry and settled.

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    Saturday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sat 08 Aug 2020

    An offshore low will generate rain along the southern NSW and eastern VIC coasts. A trough associated with the low will continue to trigger light showers over SA, VIC, NSW and southeast QLD. An approaching front will make winds increase in western parts of WA.

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    Sunday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Sun 09 Aug 2020

    A Tasman low will continue to produce rain over parts of NSW and VIC, heaviest along southern NSW and eastern VIC coasts. Another low with troughs and front will generate rain and storms in west of WA late in the day. High pressure should keep elsewhere mostly dry.

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    Monday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Mon 10 Aug 2020

    A low pressure system with multiple troughs will produce rain across much of WA and western SA. Onshore winds will direct light showers along the NSW coast as a Tasman low moves away. Settled conditions elsewhere under high pressure.

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    Tuesday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Tue 11 Aug 2020

    A low over the Southern Ocean should generate rain across much of the southern parts of the country, heaviest in western VIC. Onshore winds may trigger the odd light showers along the east coast. Clearer elsewhere due to high pressure.

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    Wednesday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Wed 12 Aug 2020

    A low with associated troughs may continue to generate light rain across much of the southern parts of the country. High pressure in the north will keep mostly clear with dry conditions.

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    Thursday, 22:00 EST

    Synoptic outlook for Australia on Thu 13 Aug 2020

    A low with troughs may continue to generate light rain across southern WA, southern SA, VIC, TAS, and southern NSW. Highs should keep elsewhere generally dry.