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18:30 AWST on Tuesday 2 September 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Sep  2 10:30:00 2014

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
National Meteorological and Oceanographic Centre

Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 3 September 2014

Issued at 12:15 pm EST Wednesday on 03 September 2014

The cloud band that is associated with a cold front and a low pressure system has now largely moved over the Tasman Sea. Cold-air cloud behind this front remains over far eastern New South Wales.

Cloud over southern Western Australia, South Australia and the Bight is due to a low pressure trough and an upper level jet stream.

The northern half of the country is mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure.