Fire Weather Forecast for Central and Eastern Western Australia

IDW15500

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Central and Eastern WA
for Thursday 11 August 2022

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 11 August 2022.

Forecasts are issued regularly: Please ensure you have the latest version.

Summary

District District FFDI District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Gascoyne Coast 30 1 Low-Moderate 100  
Gascoyne Inland 30 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Goldfields 14 2 Low-Moderate 100  
Eucla 13 3 Low-Moderate 100  
South Interior   3 Low-Moderate 100  

* Ratings are provided in conjunction with Fire Authorities.

* District FDI is the representative peak FDI in the district for that fuel type. 10% of the district has a max FDI higher than this value.

* Percent Coverage is the percentage of the district that falls in or above the District Rating threshold.

Thursday

Moderate to fresh W/SW winds over the south tending moderate to fresh S/SE in the north. Shower risk over the Eucla coast and a cloud band with rain and a chance of a thunderstorm over northeast parts of the Interior.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 11 August 2022

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 11 August 2022.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Gascoyne Coast 0 8 0 E 25 NNW 10 2200
Gascoyne Inland 0 9 0 ESE 25 E 15 2200
Goldfields 0 2 < 5 SSW 25 SSW 40 2400
Eucla 0 3 < 5 SW 45 SW 45 2400
South Interior 0 6 < 5 SE 20 WSW 40 2400

Detailed District Forecast
for Thursday 11 August 2022

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 11 August 2022.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI FFDI > 32
GFDI > 32
FFDI > 50
GFDI > 50
FFDI > 75
GFDI > 75
FFDI > 100
GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Gascoyne Coast F 30 1 15 1 0     0     0    
G 1 0     0     0     0    
Gascoyne Inland F 30 5 12 4 0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Goldfields F 14 0     0     0     0    
G 2 0     0     0     0    
Eucla F 13 0     0     0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
South Interior G 3 0     0     0     0