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02:30 AEST on Thursday 29 June 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Jun 28 16:30:00 2017

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart on 28 June 2017
Issued at 12:36 am EST Thursday on 29 June 2017

An extensive band of middle and high level cloud, due to the interaction between
a surface trough and an upper level trough, extends from central Australia
through southern Queensland and northern NSW to out over the Tasman Sea.

Low level cloud is evident near the tropical Queensland coast and along parts of
the south coast of WA and SA and is due to onshore flows driven by a ridge of
high pressure.

A band of middle level cloud associated with a trough stretches from the Eyre
Peninsula (SA) to the NSW/SA border.

Some thin high level cloud is streaming over northern parts of the continent.
Otherwise skies are mostly clear over northern and western parts of the
continent under the high pressure ridge.