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04:30 AWST on Wednesday 1 October 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Sep 30 20:30:00 2014

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Bureau National Operations Centre

Satellite Notes for 0600UTC chart on 1 October 2014

Issued at 5:00 pm EST Wednesday on 01 October 2014

An active cold front and its associated cloud band is moving across the Tasman Sea with convective airmass and its isolated thunderstorms to follow over Tasman Sea off the SE coast. Low clouds as a result of onshore wind covers parts of southern coastal regions of SA, VIC and TAS.

Most of the remainder of the continent is cloud free although low cloud can be seen near the Tropical North Queensland coast within a moist onshore airflow.