Notes on the Weather for Northern Territory

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Darwin Regional Forecasting Centre

Explanatory Notes
issued 10:15 am CST Saturday 26 July 2014

6am Weather Chart

A high pressure system over SA extends a ridge into northern and western
Australia. A low pressure system is located in Bass Strait with a trough
extending north through the eastern states to the base of the Gulf of
Carpentaria. A cold front moving east is approaching southwest WA.

9am Satellite Picture

Low to mid level cloud over southeastern Australia is associated with the low
and trough. Cloud across much of the eastern coastline of Australia is
associated with the trough. A cloud band over southwest WA is associated with
the cold front. The remainder of the continent remains relatively cloud free.