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06:30 AWST on Wednesday 24 August 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Aug 23 22:30:00 2016

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC Chart on 24 August 2016
Issued at 11:00 pm EST Wednesday on 24 August 2016

 
A surface trough and associated upper level trough are generating a cloud band
that covers most of the eastern seaboard and extends out over the Tasman Sea
towards New Zealand.

A weakening low pressure system over the Bight is generating areas of cloud over
South Australia and southern coastal areas of Western Australia. Cloud
associated with a strong cold front lies well to the west of WA.

Patchy low and middle level cloud associated with a low pressure trough covers
parts of Tasmania.