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04:30 AWST on Friday 30 September 2016 | Visible, greyscale, Full Disk

Visible, greyscale, Full Disk satellite image of Australia at Thu Sep 29 20:30:00 2016

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 1800UTC Chart on 30 September 2016
Issued at 6:44 am EST Saturday on 01 October 2016

 
The cloud band stretching from the Coral Sea across the Tasman Sea is associated
with the passage of a significant cold front wrapping around a complex low
pressure system. Extensive areas of cloud can be seen near the low system
centred off the west coast of Tasmania.

Tropical moisture from the convective activity over the Indian Ocean has formed
a cloud band over northwest of Australia.

A cold front is tracking across the Southern Ocean while another frontal cloud
band is approaching the southwest of WA.

The remainder of the continent is mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure.