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08:30 AEST on Thursday 20 June 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Jun 19 22:30:00 2019

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 5:37 am EST Friday on 21 June 2019

 
A pool of cold air with speckled convective cloud is moving over southeastern
Australia and Tasman Sea in the southerly flow behind a cold front near New
Zealand. Isolated thunderstorms can be seen near the surface troughs off the
coast of New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Vigorous southerly flow
driven by the high pressure ridge also pushing areas of low level cloud through
Victoria and southeast New South Wales.

Areas of cloud over the northern WA are generated with a mid-level disturbance.

High level clouds over southwest WA are associated with a upper level trough
ahead of the surface troughs over the Indian Ocean.

The remainder of the continent is mostly cloud free.