Pilot Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 27/01/2015)

Heatwave conditions are indicated about parts of the northeast of Queensland and in the southwest of WA, locally reaching severe.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 28/01/2015)

Similar heatwave conditions in the NE of Queensland, easing to low intensity heatwave in the southwest of WA.

Forecast issued at 12:14 pm EDT on Thursday 29 January 2015.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Head Office (Bureau National Operations Centre)

Please be aware

Pilot Heatwave Forecast is a Bureau of Meteorology product that shows the location of heatwaves, severe heatwaves and extreme heatwaves for the last two days and the next four days. It uses some analysis Numerical Weather Prediction model data, not the Official Forecast data.

Please refer to official Bureau of Meteorology products for information on how hot each day and night will be during the three day period.

This product is a pilot version that utilises model forecast data and is supplied for evaluation purposes, and that service interruptions are possible.

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 29/01/2015)

A mostly low intensity heatwave continues across parts of northeast Queensland, locally reaching severe. Conditions continue to ease in the southwest of WA. Some localised areas of low intensity heatwave are developing in the NE of the NT.

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 30/01/2015)

A low intensity heatwave remains across similar areas of northeast Queensland and southwest of WA. Heatwave conditions also develop about parts of western Queensland and across adjacent areas in the Northern Territory and in small parts of the far southeast of Queensland.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 31/01/2015)

Low intensity heatwave conditions continue across parts of northeast Queensland, far southwest of WA and the northeast of the NT and develop further along the southeast Queensland coast.

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 1/02/2015)

Low intensity heatwave conditions continue across parts of northeast Queensland, easing in the NE of the NT. Heatwave conditions develop further near the southwest of WA, reaching severe in the far southwest.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 2/02/2015)

Low intensity heatwave conditions continue across parts of northeast Queensland, and continue to develop further near the southwest and southern-central areas of WA, reaching severe in the southwest.

Forecast issued at 12:14 pm EDT on Thursday 29 January 2015.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Head Office (Bureau National Operations Centre)