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19:30 AWST on Saturday 22 July 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Jul 22 11:30:00 2017

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 1200UTC Chart on 22 July 2017
Issued at 12:29 am EST Sunday on 23 July 2017

 
A deep low pressure system over New Zealand and associated cold pool are
producing low cloud over much of the Tasman Sea. A strong cold front is crossing
Tasmania and southern Victoria with an associated cloudband and isolated
thunderstorms. 

A ridge of high pressure is responsible for keeping the rest of the continent
mainly cloud free, with just some low cloud is over Western Australian south
coast and patchy high cloud that is streaming down over northern Australia.