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14:00 ACST on Thursday 20 June 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Jun 20 04:30:00 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 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 5:19 pm EST Thursday on 20 June 2019

 
A pool of cold air with speckled convective cloud is moving over southeastern
Australia and Tasman Sea in the southerly flow behind a cold front approaching
New Zealand. Vigorous southerly flow also directs low and middle level clouds
over southeast Australia.

An area of mid-level cloud over the Gascoyne and Pilbara regions is associated
with a surface trough.

A developing low pressure system and trough with associated cloud band is moving
over southern SA. Middle level cloud is approaching southwest WA associated with
a low and a cold front well offshore. Another cold front is now slipping
southeast across the Southern Ocean south of the Bight.

The remainder of the continent is mostly cloud free.