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06:30 AEST on Friday 20 October 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Oct 19 20:30:00 2017

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart on 20 October 2017
Issued at 7:13 pm EDT Friday on 20 October 2017

Showers occurring over the Coral Sea and the north Queensland coast are due to a
surface low pressure trough and an upper level disturbance. Onshore easterly
winds are resulting in areas of low cloud over the remainder of eastern QLD.

There is a cloud band associated with a cold front and trough bringing rain to
eastern New South Wales. This system is drawing moisture down from the QLD

A combination of surface heating and a series of troughs extending from
southeast QLD to the Pilbara in Western Australia are producing isolated showers
and thunderstorms across northern Australia.

A high pressure system in the Bight is producing some low cloud over coastal
areas, but keeping the rest of the continent mainly free of cloud.