Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 14/02/2019)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are observed from northern WA to the Eucla, locally reaching severe for parts of the northern interior. Low intensity heatwave conditions are also observed for central parts of the NT and eastern parts of QLD.

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 15/02/2019)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are affecting much of northern WA, locally severe for small parts of the Pilbara and Kimberley. Low intensity heatwave areas for the southern interior of QLD and about the QLD/NT border.

Forecast issued at 4:39 pm EDT on Saturday 16 February 2019.

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

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 16/02/2019)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are forecast over northern parts of Australia extending through southern QLD and NSW.

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 17/02/2019)

Broad low intensity heatwave conditions continue for northern Australia and the eastern interior. Severe intensity is forecast for parts of the northern interior of WA and about the QLD/NT border.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 18/02/2019)

Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions are forecast from the northern interior of WA through to the Gulf of Carpentaria and tropical coast of Queensland. Low intensity heatwave conditions spread from this region through southern QLD and the northern inland of NSW.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 19/02/2019)

Heatwave conditions are forecast across similar areas with extreme intensity forecast for parts of the northern interior of WA, the NT/QLD border and tropical coast of QLD.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 20/02/2019)

No significant change.

Forecast issued at 4:39 pm EDT on Saturday 16 February 2019.

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