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08:00 ACST on Saturday 16 February 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Feb 15 22:30:00 2019

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 11:13 pm EDT Saturday on 16 February 2019

 
A trough arches over northern parts of the country sweeping through WA, across
the NT before extending down through QLD, triggering isolated thunderstorms and
patchy cloud in the vicinity of the trough.

A band of middle level cloud extends over the Great Australian Bight with the
edged of the cloud band patchy over southeastern parts of WA. The cloud band is
associated with an upper level trough. A second patchy cloud band extends over
eastern parts of Victoria then down over the Tasman Sea and is associated with a
second upper level trough.

The remainder of Australia is relatively clear under the influence of a high
pressure ridge.