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11:30 AEST on Friday 29 May 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri May 29 01:30:00 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 1800UTC chart on 29 May 2015
Issued at 6:38 am EST Saturday on 30 May 2015

A broad, slow moving cloud band extends from the Pilbara region of WA through
northern parts of South Australia and NSW. This cloud is due to an upper level

A cold front has moved off the NSW coast into the Tasman sea. Another cold front
is moving towards Tasmania. Cloud associated with this front is moving on to
Tasmania. Low level cloud also covers parts of south coast of Australia due to a
moist onshore airstream.

Convective cloud band over the north coast of the Top End is associated with a
weak trough and an easterly surge over the Arafura Sea.