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17:30 AEST on Friday 28 August 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Aug 28 07:30:00 2015

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 1200UTC chart on 28 August 2015
Issued at 11:00 pm EST Friday on 28 August 2015

 
A weakening frontal system is slipping to the south of WA and patchy cloud
through inland parts of the state is associated with a trough. Another, stronger
front is approaching from the west.

A broad mass of patchy cloud across the Northern Territory and Queensland is due
to an upper level disturbance and links to a frontal cloud band over the Tasman
Sea.

A small low is moving up the east coast of Tasmania bringing patchy low and
middle level cloud to much of the state. Patchy cloud can also be seen over
parts of southeastern Australia within a broad southerly airflow.