Heatwave Service for Australia

Select your state:

New South Wales

Warnings

  • No Warnings Current.

Australian Capital Territory

Warnings

  • No Warnings Current.

Victoria

Warnings

  • No Warnings Current.

Queensland

Warnings

  • No Warnings Current.

Western Australia

Warnings

South Australia

Warnings

  • No Warnings Current.

Tasmania

Warnings

Nothern Territory

Warnings

  • No Warnings Current.

IDY10008

Heatwave Assessment and Forecast Service for Australia

Issued at 3:07 pm EDT on Thursday 22 February 2024
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 28 February 2024.


Current Heatwave Assessment

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Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 3 days starting Tuesday 20 February 2024

Severe heatwave conditions across much of northwest WA, with isolated pockets in far southeast WA. Low intensity to severe heatwave conditions for Tasmania, including Hobart. Low intensity heatwave conditions over much of Victoria including Melbourne, southwest parts of NSW, eastern and northwest SA, southwest NT as well as parts of the Top End and remaining central and southern parts of WA but excluding much of the southwest and northeast.


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Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3 days starting Wednesday 21 February 2024

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions over central parts of WA. Low intensity heatwave conditions over southwestern NT, far northwestern SA, far southeast QLD including Brisbane, parts of eastern NSW, and localised parts of Victoria and Tasmania including Hobart.


Heatwave Forecast for Australia

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Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 3 days starting Thursday 22 February 2024

Isolated pockets of extreme heatwave in parts of interior northern WA. Low intensity to severe heatwave conditions over parts of north central WA and southwestern NT. Low intensity heatwave conditions over southeast QLD, including Brisbane, northeastern NSW as well as isolated pockets further south, isolated pockets of Victoria and Tasmania, central western parts of WA, and isolated pockets of the Top End of NT as well as southeaster parts.


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Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 3 days starting Friday 23 February 2024

Isolated pockets of extreme heatwave in parts of interior northern WA. Low intensity to severe heatwave conditions over parts of north central WA and southwestern NT. Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of southeast QLD, including Brisbane, as well as parts of far northern Qld, parts of northeastern NSW, parts of southern NT as well as parts of the Top End.


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Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 3 days starting Saturday 24 February 2024

Isolated pockets of extreme heatwave in parts of interior in northeast WA. Low intensity to severe heatwave conditions over parts of the eastern interior of WA. Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of southwest NT, northwest SA, as well as isolated pockets in far northern WA, northern NT, northern Qld, and NSW near the NSW/Vic border.


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Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, 3 days starting Sunday 25 February 2024

Low intensity to severe heatwave conditions over much of eastern interior WA along with parts of northwest SA. Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of southern NT, northern and western SA, southwest QLD as well as isolated pockets in the far north, and pockets through NSW and adjacent areas in Vic.


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Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 3 days starting Monday 26 February 2024

Low intensity to severe heatwave conditions over much of eastern interior WA, parts of northern WA, parts of northwest SA, and far southwest parts of NT. Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of southern NT, much of inland SA, , southwest QLD as well as isolated pockets in the far north, much of NSW, eastern parts of Vic, and isolated pockets in Tasmania.


The next routine forecast will be issued by 03:30 pm EDT Friday.