Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart on 13 March 2018
Issued at 1:41 pm EDT Tuesday on 13 March 2018
Cloud across the top end of Australia is associated with the monsoon trough that
is extending from the Top End of the Northern Territory through Torres Strait
and out into the Coral Sea to the developing tropical low. The cloud is mostly
middle and high level cloud with embedded thunderstorms.
Southeasterly trade flow is producing low level cloud along coastal parts of
Low level cloud and shower activity along parts of the NSW coastline is
associated with the tail end of a low pressure trough near the Central Coast of
A high pressure system near the Bight is directing onshore southwesterly airflow
to southeastern parts of Australia and is bringing low level cloud to western
TAS and along the southern coastline of VIC and SA.
A surface trough extending along the southwestern WA coastline is generating
patchy low level cloud.