Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Tuesday 23 December 2014

Issued at 4:31 am WST on Tuesday 23 December 2014.

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

Summary

District District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
North Kimberley Coast 1 Low-Moderate 100  
West Kimberley Coast 1 Low-Moderate 100  
Kimberley Inland 2 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Coast 21 High 56  
West Pilbara Coast 32 Very High 10  
East Pilbara Inland 16 High 51  
Ashburton Inland 51 Severe 12 Y
Exmouth Gulf Coast 48 Very High 45  
North Interior 17 High 52  

* Ratings information 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.

Tuesday

A trough lies through the inland Pilbara and across the central Kimberley. Fresh sea breezes are expected in near coastal parts of the Pilbara, with the winds being a little stronger in western parts.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 23 December 2014

Issued at 4:31 am WST on Tuesday 23 December 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 2 40
West Kimberley Coast 2 35
Kimberley Inland 2 50
East Pilbara Coast 1 15
West Pilbara Coast 1 5
East Pilbara Inland 2 40
Ashburton Inland 1 15
Exmouth Gulf Coast 1 < 5
North Interior 2 40

Detailed District Forecast
for Tuesday 23 December 2014

Issued at 4:31 am WST on Tuesday 23 December 2014.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
North Kimberley Coast G 1 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast G 1 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland G 2 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 21 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 32 10 14 3 1   0 0     0    
East Pilbara Inland G 16 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland G 51 29 07 4 12   0 < 1 NA NA 0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 48 45 13 5 5 17 1 0     0    
North Interior G 17 0     0     0     0