Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 18/02/2017)

A very small area of low intensity heatwave conditions is evident along the southeast coast of Queensland and the far northern NSW coast.

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 19/02/2017)

The low intensity heatwave is easing for the southeast coast of Queensland and northern coastal areas of NSW.

Forecast issued at 12:51 pm EDT on Monday 20 February 2017.

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

Please be aware

The Heatwave Forecast is a Bureau of Meteorology product that shows the location of heatwaves, severe heatwaves and extreme heatwaves for the last two three-day periods and the next five three-day periods. 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 utilises model forecast data and is supplied for evaluation purposes and service interruptions are possible.

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Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 20/02/2017)

Very small spots of low intensity heatwave conditions are forecast over the Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett districts in Queensland.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 21/02/2017)

A small low intensity heatwave is forecast over the central and southeast interior of Queensland.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 22/02/2017)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are forecast to expand through southern Queensland and northern and central areas of NSW.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 23/02/2017)

Patchy low intensity heatwave conditions are forecast through southern QLD and northern NSW. Low intensity heatwave conditions commence down the Western Australia west coast south of about Onslow. Another area of low heatwave conditions has also been identified in the Kimberley District near the coast.

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 24/02/2017)

Similar low intensity heatwave conditions for Western Australia. The low intensity heatwave contracts to the central and southeast interior of Queensland.

Forecast issued at 12:51 pm EDT on Monday 20 February 2017.

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