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05:00 ACST on Saturday 17 April 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Apr 16 19:30:00 2021

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 5:18 pm EST Saturday on 17 April 2021

A thick band of middle to high level cloud stretches across southeastern QLD and
northeastern of NSW due to an upper level trough.

Widespread low level cloud can be seen over southern VIC and TAS due to a moist
westerly flow.

A band of middle to high level cloud associated with a cold front passing
through TAS. 

High level cloud is streaming over southwestern WA.

The remainder of the country is mainly cloud free apart from areas of cloud over
the far Tropical North.