Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 14/12/2018)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are observed over northern WA, northern parts of the NT, Western Tasmania and localised parts of northeast New South Wales.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 15/12/2018)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast from the Kimberley to the interior of WA. Low intensity heatwave conditions are forecast for the northern half of the NT. Localised low intensity heatwave conditions continue for northeast New South Wales and ease over western Tasmania.

Forecast issued at 2:36 pm EDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

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

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 16/12/2018)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions persist for WA from the Kimberley, through the eastern interior to the Eucla district and western South Australia. A broad low intensity heatwave expands over the NT and across much of northern and western Queensland and parts of northeast NSW.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 17/12/2018)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast broadly across northern Australia to western and central Queensland, northern NSW and northeast parts of South Australia. Localised extreme intensity is possible inland for the Kimberley.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 18/12/2018)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast broadly across northern Australia to western and central Queensland, much of NSW and northeast parts of South Australia. Localised extreme intensity is possible inland for the Kimberley and western Queensland.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 19/12/2018)

Severe to extreme heatwave conditions are forecast for the Kimberley and northern interior of Western Australia. A broad low to severe intensity heatwave is forecast over the remainder of northern Australia extending through Queensland to northern districts of NSW. An area of low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are developing over the far central west of Western Australia.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 20/12/2018)

Severe to extreme heatwave conditions are forecast for the Kimberley and northern interior of Western Australia. A broad low to severe intensity heatwave is forecast over the remainder of northern Australia extending through Queensland to northeast districts of NSW. Conditions are easing for far north Queensland. An area of low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are continuing over the far central west of Western Australia.

Forecast issued at 2:36 pm EDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

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