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05:30 AEST on Sunday 23 September 2018 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia

Infrared, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Sep 22 19:30:00 2018

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 12:04 am EST Monday on 24 September 2018

 
The wispy high cloud streaming across NSW is associated with the upper level
subtropical jet stream over the region. 

A moist onshore flow across southeast coastal Australia has produced overcast
low cloud conditions along the windward side of the southeast and eastern
ranges. 

A strong southeast trade flow over the northern Coral Sea is bringing low cloud
to the east coast of Far North Queensland. 

A large pool of cold, unstable air is behind a frontal system moving across New
Zealand. This is evident by the sizeable area of speckled, low level convective
cells over the Tasman Sea and eastern Great Australian Bight.

In the west, a surface trough has produced a cloud band over central and
southern WA.

The rest of the country is mostly clear with light winds, under the influence of
a high pressure ridge.