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18:30 AEST on Tuesday 18 June 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Jun 18 08:30:00 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 5:48 am EST Wednesday on 19 June 2019

 
A cold front and associated cloud band with embedded thunderstorms has moved
into the Tasman Sea and stretches southward to a low southeast of Tasmania. A
pool of cold air is moving over southeastern Australia in the southerly flow
behind the front.

Areas of low cloud over southern parts of SA and WA, are trapped under the
temperature inversion caused by a high pressure ridge.

An area of low cloud is near the Kimberley WA, and a small area of middle level
cloud is over central east WA, however the remainder of the continent is mostly
clear.

A weakening trough with associated cloud is crossing Bight waters; and a low and
developing cold front can be seen well west of Australia.