Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 9/12/2016)

Low intensity heatwave conditions over the Cape York Peninsula, NT Top End and also the western Kimberley and eastern parts of the South West Land Division of WA.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 10/12/2016)

Patchy areas of low intensity heatwave conditions over the northern parts of the country and also near the SA/WA border.

Forecast issued at 12:51 pm EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

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

Please be aware

The Heatwave Forecast is a Bureau of Meteorology product that shows the location of heatwaves, severe heatwaves and extreme heatwaves for the last two three-day periods and the next five three-day periods. 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 utilises model forecast data and is supplied for evaluation purposes and service interruptions are possible.

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Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 11/12/2016)

Patchy areas of low intensity heatwave conditions identified over the northern parts of the country. Low intensity heatwave conditions are developing along the NSW south and central coasts.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 12/12/2016)

Patchy areas of low intensity heatwave conditions identified over the northern parts of the country, mainly over northern WA and far north QLD. Low to severe intensity heatwave conditions over eastern New South Wales.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 13/12/2016)

Low intensity heatwave conditions over the northern parts of WA, the Cape York Peninsula and eastern New South Wales.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 14/12/2016)

Low intensity heatwave conditions are forecast over northern WA and the far west of the NT.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 15/12/2016)

Low to severe heatwave conditions over northern WA and the western parts of the NT.

Forecast issued at 12:51 pm EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

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