Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Wednesday 4 March 2015

Issued at 4:31 am WST on Wednesday 4 March 2015.

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 0 Low-Moderate 100  
West Kimberley Coast 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Kimberley Inland 0 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Coast 13 High 36  
West Pilbara Coast 12 High 14  
East Pilbara Inland 17 High 88  
Ashburton Inland 12 High 20  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 10 Low-Moderate 100  
North Interior 2 Low-Moderate 100  

* 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.

Wednesday

A broad trough lies through the Pilbara and Kimberley. with showers and thunderstorms expected throughout northern WA. Light to moderate southeasterly winds, strengthening in southern parts in the late evening, with a weak sea breeze expected on the Pilbara coast in the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Wednesday 4 March 2015

Issued at 4:31 am WST on Wednesday 4 March 2015.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 2 65
West Kimberley Coast 2 80
Kimberley Inland 2 70
East Pilbara Coast 2 60
West Pilbara Coast 2 55
East Pilbara Inland 1 75
Ashburton Inland 2 70
Exmouth Gulf Coast 2 25
North Interior 1 35

Detailed District Forecast
for Wednesday 4 March 2015

Issued at 4:31 am WST on Wednesday 4 March 2015.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
North Kimberley Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast G 0 0     0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland G 0 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast G 13 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast G 12 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland G 17 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland G 12 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast G 10 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 2 0     0     0     0