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12:30 AEST on Wednesday 23 July 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Jul 23 02:30:00 2014

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
National Meteorological and Oceanographic Centre

Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 23 July 2014

Issued at 12:35 pm EST Wednesday on 23 July 2014

A large cloud band over eastern Australia is from a "cut-off" low pressure system over the Bight combining with a broad upper level trough.

Low cloud in the wake of this system is over southern Western Australia.

Patchy cloud over eastern Cape York Peninsula and the North Tropical Coast of Queensland is due to a moist onshore airflow.