High-definition satellite images

See images from Himawari-8 in the new satellite viewer

This demonstration product is most suitable for people
with fast internet connection and high data allowance.

Low-definition satellite images

Satellite View Selection

23:30 AEST on Tuesday 22 October 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Oct 22 13:30:00 2019

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

IDY28000
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:26 am EDT Wednesday on 23 October 2019

 
Much of the interior of the continent is cloud free apart from areas of middle
to high level cloud across the central and southeast parts of Western Australia,
the western parts of South Australia and about the northwestern parts of New
South Wales. Thunderstorms are occurring across the interior of Western
Australia and near the NT/QLD border. An upper trough together with surface low
pressure troughs is causing this area of instability.

High cloud is also streaming across Tasmania, ahead of an approaching cold
front.

Another cold front is approaching the southwest parts of Western Australia.

A moist onshore wind flow is causing areas of low cloud along the eastern
seaboard and northern coast of Queensland.