Australia Satellite Notes
Patchy low cloud moving along the NSW coast and eastern parts of VIC with a strong southerly flow is producing gusty cool showers. Thick cloud with a low and trough over SA and WA is producing isolated light showers. Skies over northern Australia remain clear under a ridge.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds and dangerous surf conditions for Sydney.
Tasmania woke to a cold and frosty morning with road weather alerts issued for some areas due to icy conditions and there are more cold mornings to come.
Parts of eastern Australia are facing an increased threat of bushfires this summer and authorities are gearing up for possibly significant forest fires.