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18:30 UTC on Tuesday 7 February 2023 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia West

Infrared, greyscale, Australia West satellite image of Australia at Tue Feb  7 18:30:00 2023

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 1:58 am EDT Wednesday on 08 February 2023
 
Severe Tropical Cyclone 'Freddy' is situated well off the coast of Northern
Western Australia in the Indian Ocean. A second tropical low lies to the east of
Australia in the Coral Sea. Both systems have spiralling bands of conective
cloud surrounding them.

A broad layer of cloud with embedded convective cloud is present to the east of
a trough that extends from the Northern Territory into southwest Queensland.
This layer covers most of the Northern Territory and Queensland.

A thin band of high level cloud aligns with a trough that extends northwest from
the southeastern coastline of Western Australia to a low the Pilbara district of
Western Australia.

Low level cloud is present over southwest WA and along the coastlines of eastern
Tasmania,  Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. 

The rest of the country is mostly cloud free.