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16:30 AEST on Thursday 22 June 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Jun 22 06:30:00 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 22 June 2017
Issued at 5:00 pm EST Thursday on 22 June 2017

A low pressure system is located on the southwest coast of Western Australia,
producing cloud and thunderstorms over southwest WA and surrounding ocean
waters. Speckled cloud is forming in the cold pool to the north of the low,
producing some showers. A middle level cloud band extends from northwest WA to
the south coast, associated with a trough.

A broad ridge of high pressure is affecting the eastern states and the Northern
Territory. Low cloud has formed in moist air trapped under the high pressure
system near southern Victoria and Tasmania. There are also some coastal showers
along the east coast produced by moist onshore flow. The remainder of the area
under the influence of the ridge is free of cloud.