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05:00 ACDT on Wednesday 16 January 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Jan 15 18:30:00 2019

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 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:10 am EDT Wednesday on 16 January 2019

Typical isolated thunderstorm activity continues over tropical northern parts of
the country with particularly active areas over the Top End and Cape York

A cloud band with isolated thunderstorms extends from central WA to southern
South Australia. This is associated with a surface trough 

A large area of middle level cloud over the great Australian Bight caused by an
upper level trough.

Patchy low level cloud along the southern QLD coast is associated with an
onshore flow.

The rest of the country is relatively cloud free under the influence of a high
pressure ridge.