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

  • No Warnings Current.

Nothern Territory

Warnings

  • No Warnings Current.

IDY10008

Heatwave Assessment and Forecast Service for Australia

Issued at 3:09 pm EDT on Monday 26 February 2024
for the period until midnight EDT Sunday 3 March 2024.


Current Heatwave Assessment

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

Severe to low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of central WA and adjacent parts of SA and NT. Isolated pockets of low intensity heatwave conditions over eastern Cape York Peninsula and southeast QLD including Brisbane, and northern and northeast NSW.


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

Severe to low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of central, southeast, northwest and northern WA including Broome and adjacent parts of southwest NT and western SA. Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of southern QLD with isolated pockets over eastern Cape York Peninsula and SE QLD, south eastern SA, and northern and southern NSW and adjacent parts of Victoria.


Heatwave Forecast for Australia

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

Severe to low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of northwest, northern and central WA including Broome and adjacent parts of SA and NT. Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of southern NT, inland SA, the ACT, southwest and southern QLD with isolated pockets along the eastern Cape York Peninsula, inland NSW with isolated pockets along the coast, northwest and northern Victoria, and isolated pockets in northern and southeastern Tasmania.


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Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 3 days starting Tuesday 27 February 2024

Isolated pockets of severe heatwave conditions in northern and central WA, southwest NT, eastern SA, and central NSW. Low intensity heatwave conditions over remaining parts of northern, western and central WA including Broome, NSW and the ACT including Canberra and Sydney, parts of southern NT, inland SA, eastern Cape York Peninsula and southwest and southern QLD, eastern and southern Victoria, and most of Tasmania away from the west coast including Hobart.


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Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3 days starting Wednesday 28 February 2024

Severe to low intensity heatwave conditions over much of NSW and the ACT including Sydney and Canberra, and eastern SA. Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of northern and central WA, southern NT, inland SA, southwest and southern QLD as well as isolated pockets over eastern Cape York Peninsula, eastern Victoria, and eastern Tasmania including Hobart.


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Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 3 days starting Thursday 29 February 2024

Isolated pockets of severe heatwave conditions in southern QLD and northeast NSW. Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of northern and eastern NSW, southern QLD including Brisbane, northern SA, and isolated pockets in central, western and southwest WA and eastern Cape York Peninsula.


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Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 3 days starting Friday 01 March 2024

Low intensity heatwave conditions over parts of northern and eastern NSW and southern QLD including Brisbane with isolated pockets over eastern Cape York Peninsula and isolated pockets in southwest WA.


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