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20:30 AEST on Wednesday 20 September 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Sep 20 10:30:00 2017

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 1200UTC Chart on 20 September 2017
Issued at 10:06 pm EST Wednesday on 20 September 2017

 
Speckled cold air cloud can be seen over the Tasman Sea as the thicker middle
level cloud band wraps around the low pressure system driving the colder
airmass.

A thick cloud band extends over far southeast SA, parts of Victoria and Tasmania
associated with a weak cold front that is moving through the region.

A patchy lower level cloud band extends over far southwest WA and is associated
with a surface trough. The next thick cloud band with embedded showers and
thunderstorms that sweeps over the Indian Ocean is associated with the next cold
front of significance that is approaching southern WA.

A high pressure system over central New South Wales is keeping the remaining
areas of Australia cloud free.