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04:30 AEST on Wednesday 17 July 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Jul 16 18:30:00 2019

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 11:06 pm EST Tuesday on 16 July 2019

A cold front south of the Bight is generating a mid level cloud band west of

Low cloud over the southern parts of the continent is due to onshore southerly
flow directed by a high pressure system near WA/SA border.

Southeast wind flow is directing low level cloud near Cape York Peninsula and
the northeastern parts of the Top End.

The remainder of the continent is largely cloud free under the influence of a
high pressure ridge.