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07:00 ACST on Saturday 4 February 2023 | Visible, greyscale, Australia East

Visible, greyscale, Australia East satellite image of Australia at Fri Feb  3 21:30:00 2023

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 7:43 am EDT Sunday on 05 February 2023
A band of mid to high level cloud and thunderstorms is associated with a trough
extending from a shallow low in southern Cape York Peninsula to a cold front and
low pressure system in the eastern Tasman Sea. Southwesterly winds between this
low pressure system and a high in the Bight are driving onshore flow and low
level cloud across Tasmania and the southern coastlines of South Australia and

A trough extends from the Top End through the Kimberley region of Western
Australia to a low pressure system near Perth. Areas of middle level cloud and
thunderstorms can be seen near and to the west of this trough.

The inland parts of the country is mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure.