IDD10120 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Northern Territory Darwin Regional Forecasting Centre Explanatory Notes issued 10:15 am CST Thursday 24 April 2014 6am Weather Chart A weak high over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the eastern coast. Another high in the Great Australian Bight extends a ridge over central Australia. A trough southeast of Gulf of Carpentaria linked to a low south of Qld to trough extending to southeast of the continent. Another heat trough lies over the Pilbara linked to a heat low west WA. A tropical low located north maritime in Arafura Sea. 9am Satellite Picture Convective cloud with showers and thunderstorms can be seen over the Arafura Sea and Gulf of Carpentaria is associated with a tropical low. Mid to high level cloud over centre QLD extending to Tasman Sea. Convective cloud southeast of the continent in the Tasman Sea is associated with trough . Low cloud associated with moist onshore flow can be seen along much of the southern Australian coastline. Mid to high level cloud can be seen centre and south WA. The rest of the continent remains relatively cloud free under the influence of the ridge.