Heatwave Service for Australia

Heatwave Assessments

Heatwave Situation for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday (3 days starting 17/11/2017)

Western Tasmania and western Cape York Peninsula expected to experience low heatwave conditions.

Heatwave Situation for Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (3 days starting 18/11/2017)

No significant change apart from low heatwave conditions developing in parts of Arnhem in NT.

Forecast issued at 12:47 pm EDT on Sunday 19 November 2017.

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

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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.

Heatwave Forecasts

Heatwave Situation for Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday (3 days starting 19/11/2017)

Low intensity heatwave conditions continue in southwestern half of Tasmania with a small area of severe heatwave forecast in the far south. Low intensity heatwave also develops in southwestern border region of Victoria and South Australia. Low heatwave conditions also expected in the southeastern part of Arnhem in NT and the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Heatwave Situation for Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday (3 days starting 20/11/2017)

Low heatwave conditions expected to continue in southwestern half of Tasmania with a small area of severe heatwave still expected in the far south. No significant heatwave conditions elsewhere in the country except a small area in southwest Victoria and in Northern Interior district of Western Australia.

Heatwave Situation for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3 days starting 21/11/2017)

Low intensity heatwave is forecast to continue in Tasmania and develop in southern Victoria and the Northern Interior district of Western Australia.

Heatwave Situation for Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday (3 days starting 22/11/2017)

Low intensity heatwave is forecast to develop along the Gascoyne and central west coast of Western Australia. Low intensity heatwave continuing on the west coast of Tasmania.

Heatwave Situation for Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (3 days starting 23/11/2017)

No signifcant change.

Forecast issued at 12:47 pm EDT on Sunday 19 November 2017.

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