19:00 ACST on Friday 26 August 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC Chart on 26 August 2016
Issued at 12:33 am EST Saturday on 27 August 2016
An extensive cloud band just off the Queensland east coast extends towards the
North Island of New Zealand and is due to a surface trough and associated upper
Patchy middle-level cloud near southeast Queensland is caused by an upper level
An unstable west/southwesterly flow is bringing patchy low cloud to parts of
Tasmania, southern Victoria and South Australia while an area of convective
cloud near the northern coast of New South Wales is due to another trough.
A strong cold front and its associated cloud band are moving through the
southwest of Western Australia and high cloud in advance of this system already
covers parts of the Southwest Land Division.
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