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06:00 ACST on Monday 6 July 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Jul  5 20:30:00 2015

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC chart on 06 July 2015
Issued at 5:30 pm EST Monday on 06 July 2015

A surface trough and associated low pressure system over western Bass Strait is
bringing extensive cloud to southern NSW, Victoria and Tasmania. Southwesterly
winds west of the trough are resulting in patchy areas of low cloud about the
South Australian coast, while a cold front is approaching the southwest of
Western Australia. 

Further north, southeasterly trade winds are generating areas of low cloud along
the east Queensland coast. Patchy cloud is also evident about the Top End.

The remainder of Australia is relatively clear due to a broad ridge of high
pressure through the interior of the country.