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17:00 ACST on Tuesday 21 September 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Sep 21 07:30:00 2021

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 5:17 am EST Wednesday on 22 September 2021

Much of the continent is mostly cloud free as a large high pressure system in
the Bight dominates the weather.

A southwesterly airstream across the eastern sea board is generating areas of
low cloud while a westerly airstream across Tasmania is generating a band of
mainly middle and low cloud across the western half of Tasmania.

Apart from areas of low cloud about southeast SA and a band of cloud over and to
the northwest of the Pilbara coast in WA, the rest of the continent is mostly