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18:30 UTC on Friday 21 July 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Jul 21 18:30:00 2017

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart on 22 July 2017
Issued at 12:29 am EST Sunday on 23 July 2017

A deep low pressure system over New Zealand and associated cold pool are
producing low cloud over much of the Tasman Sea. A strong cold front is crossing
Tasmania and southern Victoria with an associated cloudband and isolated

A ridge of high pressure is responsible for keeping the rest of the continent
mainly cloud free, with just some low cloud is over Western Australian south
coast and patchy high cloud that is streaming down over northern Australia.