Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart on 11 March 2018
Issued at 11:19 am EDT Sunday on 11 March 2018
The monsoon trough is extending from a low pressure system located over northern
WA, across the Top End of NT through the southern Gulf of Carpentaria, parts of
northern Queensland and out into the Coral sea. Middle and high level cloud with
embedded thunderstorms can be seen within the vicinity of the low and monsoon
A high pressure system located in the Tasman Sea is bringing onshore easterly
airflow to the eastern Australian coast and generating low level cloud along
coastal parts of New South Wales and Queensland.
Further west, the humid easterly winds are combining with an upper level trough
and producing middle level cloud over central NT, WA interior and northern and
western South Australia.
A band of mid to high level cloud is visible over the Indian Ocean and extending
towards the far southwest of the country.