Pilot Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 27/11/2014)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are indicated about western Cape York Peninsula and parts Arnhem Land.

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 28/11/2014)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are indicated across similar areas.

Forecast issued at 12:10 pm EDT on Saturday 29 November 2014.

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 Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 29/11/2014)

Little change is expected across the north of Australia. Low intensity heatwave conditions begin to develop about parts of central Australia.

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 30/11/2014)

Low intensity heatwave conditions persist over similar areas and also begin to develop about parts of the southeast of New South Wales.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 1/12/2014)

Little change to the forecast areas of low intensity heatwave.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 2/12/2014)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are expected about parts of the north of the continent, southeast Queensland and parts of eastern New South Wales.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 3/12/2014)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are forecast for parts of eastern Queensland and northeastern New South Wales. Severe heatwave conditions begin to develop across parts of northern WA.

Forecast issued at 12:10 pm EDT on Saturday 29 November 2014.

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