High-definition satellite images

See images from Himawari-8 in the new satellite viewer

This demonstration product is most suitable for people
with fast internet connection and high data allowance.

Low-definition satellite images

Satellite View Selection

09:30 AEST on Friday 21 October 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Oct 20 23:30:00 2016

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC Chart on 21 October 2016
Issued at 6:20 pm EDT Friday on 21 October 2016

A cold front has now crossed Tasmania but tilts back over eastern Victoria. It
is generating an extensive cloud band that stretches from the Northern Territory
to southeast of Tasmania. Areas of thunderstorm activity are evident,
particularly over northcentral New South Wales. A mass of cold air is south of
the Bight. An onshore airstream is bringing low cloud to southern WA and SA in
the wake of the cold front.