Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Saturday 22 February 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 22 February 2020.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Coastal Central West - North 10 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - North 9 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Coastal Central West - South 10 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - South 11 12 High 11  
Lower West Coast 10 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Inland 11 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Geographe 12 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 13 10 High 49  
Nelson 10 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 16 12 High 45  
Stirling Inland 19 16 High 54  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 20 13 High 80  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 20 13 High 67  
Esperance Shire Coast 19 11 High 27  
Esperance Shire Inland 16 10 High 69  
Upper Great Southern 11 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 16 9 High 19  
Beaufort 15 13 High 21  
Lakes 14 10 High 10  
Mortlock 11 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 16 18 High 75  
Avon 13 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 16 12 High 23  

* 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.

Saturday

A trough will lie near the west coast and will move inland for a period during Saturday evening. Thunderstorms possible through western and central parts, showers elsewhere.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 22 February 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 22 February 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 1 6 50 N 25 NNW 40 1400
Inland Central West - North 2 6 45 NNE 30 NW 40 1600
Coastal Central West - South 1 6 40 N 25 NW 30 1500
Inland Central West - South 1 6 35 N 30 NW 35 1700
Lower West Coast 1 5 25 N 25 NNW 35 1700
Lower West Inland 1 6 30 N 25 NNW 30 1700
Geographe 1 8 30 N 20 NNW 15 1900
Leeuwin 0 8 20 NE 15 NE 10 2300
Nelson 0 7 30 NNE 20 NW 15 1900
Stirling Coast 0 7 20 N 10 WNW 20 2200
Stirling Inland 0 7 25 N 10 WNW 20 2500
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 6 20 NW 10 WNW 30 2200
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 6 20 NW 10 WNW 30 2600
Esperance Shire Coast 0 5 < 5 NNW 10 WNW 30 2000
Esperance Shire Inland 0 6 < 5 NNW 10 WNW 30 2400
Upper Great Southern 1 7 25 NE 30 NNW 30 1600
Roe 0 6 20 NNW 25 NW 30 2400
Beaufort 0 7 30 NNE 20 NW 20 2200
Lakes 0 7 30 NNW 15 NW 30 2300
Mortlock 1 6 25 NNE 30 NW 35 1600
Ninghan 1 6 20 N 30 N 30 1800
Avon 1 6 25 N 30 NNW 35 1800
Jilbadgie 0 6 20 N 25 N 30 2400

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 22 February 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 22 February 2020.

  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
Coastal Central West - North F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 9 0     0     0     0    
G 10 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 11 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 11 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 8 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland F 11 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Geographe F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 13 0     0     0     0    
G 10 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 8 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland F 19 0     0     0     0    
G 16 0     0     0     0    
  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
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast F 20 0     0     0     0    
G 13 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 20 0     0     0     0    
G 13 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 19 0     0     0     0    
G 11 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 10 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 11 0     0     0     0    
G 8 0     0     0     0    
Roe F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort F 15 0     0     0     0    
G 13 0     0     0     0    
Lakes F 14 0     0     0     0    
G 10 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 11 0     0     0     0    
G 10 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 18 0     0     0     0    
Avon F 13 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0