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17:00 ACST on Friday 19 July 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Jul 19 07:30:00 2019

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 11:23 am EST Saturday on 20 July 2019

A strong cold front and associated cloud band is moving across southern
districts of Western Australia. A cold unstable airmass is evident behind the
front with showers and isolated thunderstorms about the southwest coast.

High pressure is dominating the southeast of the country with stable conditions.
High level cloud is streaming across Bass Strait and Tasmania. Southeasterly
winds are resulting in isolated light showers about the tropical Queensland
coast while freshening northwesterly winds are bringing patchy low cloud to

Clear conditions persist through the interior and across the north of the
country apart from patchy low cloud drifting over the Pilbara.