Fire Weather Forecast for Northern Western Australia

IDW15300

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Northern WA
for Thursday 29 September 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
North Kimberley Coast 32 16 High 84  
West Kimberley Coast 48 38 Very High 48  
Kimberley Inland 48 38 Very High 38  
East Pilbara Coast 48 3 Low-Moderate 100  
West Pilbara Coast 51 3 Low-Moderate 100  
East Pilbara Inland 47 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Ashburton Inland 47 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Exmouth Gulf Coast 46 3 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.

Thursday

On Thursday, a ridge of high pressure will develop over central parts of the State bringing moderate to fresh, gusty southeasterly winds to northern parts during the morning period. The surface trough will move offshore Pilbara coast in the morning, then develop through the western Pilbara and Gascoyne during the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 29 September 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
North Kimberley Coast 1 < 5
West Kimberley Coast 0 0
Kimberley Inland 0 < 5
East Pilbara Coast 0 0
West Pilbara Coast 0 0
East Pilbara Inland 0 0
Ashburton Inland 0 0
Exmouth Gulf Coast 0 0
North Interior 0 0

Detailed District Forecast
for Thursday 29 September 2016

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

  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
North Kimberley Coast F 32 12 09 8 0     0     0    
G 16 0     0     0     0    
West Kimberley Coast F 48 87 07 11 4 10 3 0     0    
G 38 48 08 6 0     0     0    
Kimberley Inland F 48 87 07 13 2 09 2 0     0    
G 38 38 07 6 0     0     0    
East Pilbara Coast F 48 100 07 11 2 10 3 0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
West Pilbara Coast F 51 89 07 11 12 10 4 0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
East Pilbara Inland F 47 85 00 18 3 10 3 0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
Ashburton Inland F 47 80 08 11 4 10 3 0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
Exmouth Gulf Coast F 46 46 10 8 2 16 1 0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
North Interior G 2 0     0     0     0