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09:30 AWST on Friday 26 August 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Aug 26 01:30:00 2016

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 1800UTC Chart on 26 August 2016
Issued at 6:28 am EST Saturday on 27 August 2016

 
An extensive cloud band extends over the Coral Sea towards the North Island of
New Zealand and is due to a surface trough and associated upper level trough.

Patchy middle-level cloud near southeast Queensland is caused by an upper level
disturbance.

An unstable west/southwesterly flow is bringing patchy low cloud to parts of
Tasmania, southern Victoria and South Australia.

A strong cold front and its associated cloud band are moving through the
southwest of Western Australia and high-level cloud streams ahead of this system
to extend across the south of Western Australia.