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04:00 ACST on Wednesday 27 May 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue May 26 18:30:00 2015

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 27 May 2015
Issued at 11:00 pm EST Wednesday on 27 May 2015

A broad band of mostly middle-level cloud extends from the northwest of WA
through central Australia into northern NSW. This cloud is due to an upper

A weakening cold front is moving across Tasmania and is directing low cloud over
southwestern Victoria and southeastern South Australia. A stronger cold front is
moving over waters south of the Bight and is also bringing low cloud to the far
southwest of WA.

Patchy low cloud along parts of the Queensland east coast is due to a moist
onshore airflow.