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07:00 ACDT on Sunday 17 February 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Feb 16 20:30:00 2019

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 the 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 5:15 am EDT Monday on 18 February 2019

 
Tropical Cyclone "Oma" sits out over the Coral Sea, well away from the QLD
coast. "Oma" is embedded within the Monsoon Trough and a large area of
convection surrounds the system.

A low pressure trough extending through QLD, across the NT and down through WA
where patchy reminant cloud extends over northern parts of hte country after
yesterdays dirunal isolated thunderstorms occured. 

A cold front has brought patchy, middle level cloud to the south east of the
country.

Low cloud over the southern Western Australian coastline is driven by onshore
flow trapped under a large high pressure ridge.

The remainder of Australia is relatively clear.