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17:30 AEST on Saturday 14 July 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Jul 14 07:30:00 2018

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 1800UTC chart 

Issued at 5:03 am EST Monday on 16 July 2018

Unstable conditions associated with a cold front moving through southern parts
of South Australia and into western Victoria is thick high to middle level cloud
along a pre-frontal trough just ahead of the front. 

Further troughs or fronts to the southwest over the sea are producing extensive
cloud with speckled cold air cumulus cloud.

A layer of lower, more stable cloud covers the southwest of Western Australia
under a high pressure ridge.

The remainder of the continent is mainly cloud free under the influence of a
high pressure ridge across central Australia and into the northern Tasman Sea.