Pilot Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 23/11/2014)

Heatwave areas gradually decreasing, with low intensity heatwave and isolated pockets of severe heatwave conditions for the western areas of the Cape York Peninsula extending through the QLD interior into northeastern NSW where heatwave conditions remain severe. Low intensity heatwave conditions for far northern parts of the Northern Territory and western parts of the Kimberley in WA.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 24/11/2014)

Low intensity heatwave conditions contracting to the southeast border region of QLD and to the northern Interior of QLD and the western Cape York Peninsula where conditions remain severe in a small area. Low intensity heatwave conditions contracting to the western Kimberley in WA and far south-eastern parts of the Arnhem area in the Northern Territory.

Forecast issued at 12:19 pm EDT on Tuesday 25 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 Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 25/11/2014)

Low intensity heatwave conditions contracting to the east Arnhem in the NT and the northern Interior of QLD and the western Cape York Peninsula where heatwave conditions remain severe in a very small area.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 26/11/2014)

Low intensity heatwave conditions contracting to the east Arnhem in the NT and the northern Interior of QLD and the western Cape York Peninsula.

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

Low intensity heatwave conditions develop for the central Bight and areas adjacent to the SA and WA shared border. Low intensity heatwave conditions persist on the QLD western Cape and the east Arnhem in the NT.

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

Patches of low intensity heatwave conditions extend from the shared border of SA and WA to the SA border with NSW and Vic. Low intensity heatwave conditions persist on the QLD western Cape and the east Arnhem in the NT.

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

Low intensity heatwave conditions extend in a band from northwest SA, through to SW and SE NSW and southern and mountain areas of Vic. Low intensity heatwave conditions persist on the QLD western Cape and the east Arnhem in the NT.

Forecast issued at 12:19 pm EDT on Tuesday 25 November 2014.

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