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 20 January 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 19 January 2018.

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 23 22 High 90  
Inland Central West - North 16 22 High 97  
Coastal Central West - South 11 15 High 28  
Inland Central West - South 19 18 High 63  
Lower West Coast 8 17 High 57  
Lower West Inland 8 16 High 22  
Geographe 10 13 High 34  
Leeuwin 9 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Nelson 10 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 10 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Inland 12 12 High 23  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 13 14 High 41  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 16 12 High 58  
Esperance Shire Coast 12 15 High 37  
Esperance Shire Inland 17 9 High 55  
Upper Great Southern 8 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 19 10 High 19  
Beaufort 12 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 20 12 High 22  
Mortlock 21 11 High 10  
Ninghan 19 12 High 24  
Avon 15 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 19 10 High 12  

* 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.

Saturday

A ridge of high pressure south of the State will direct moderate to fresh and gusty easterly winds across the Darling Scarp south of Jurien Bay until mid-morning. Gusty thunderstorms are possible through the inland Central West and Central Wheat Belt during the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 20 January 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 19 January 2018.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 1 6 10 S 10 NNW 25 1700
Inland Central West - North 1 7 15 N 10 NNW 25 3100
Coastal Central West - South 1 7 < 5 WNW 15 NW 35 1300
Inland Central West - South 1 7 10 NNW 20 NW 30 3200
Lower West Coast 0 6 < 5 NNW 20 NW 40 1500
Lower West Inland 1 6 < 5 NW 15 NW 45 2300
Geographe 0 5 0 ENE 10 NW 30 1900
Leeuwin 0 6 0 NE 15 NW 25 1900
Nelson 0 4 0 E 5 NW 45 2300
Stirling Coast 0 6 < 5 NW 20 WNW 40 1400
Stirling Inland 0 5 < 5 N 20 WNW 50 2000
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 5 < 5 NW 10 WNW 50 1400
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 5 0 NNE 20 W 55 2300
Esperance Shire Coast 0 6 < 5 W 15 W 55 1300
Esperance Shire Inland 0 5 < 5 ENE 10 WNW 50 1900
Upper Great Southern 0 5 0 NNE 30 NW 30 2100
Roe 0 5 < 5 NNE 20 WNW 45 2700
Beaufort 0 4 0 N 15 WNW 45 2300
Lakes 0 5 < 5 NE 20 WNW 55 2400
Mortlock 1 8 10 NNW 25 NW 30 3200
Ninghan 1 8 15 N 20 NW 35 3000
Avon 1 6 < 5 NNW 30 NW 40 2800
Jilbadgie 1 6 < 5 NNW 25 NW 40 2600

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 20 January 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 19 January 2018.

  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 23 0     0     0     0    
G 22 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 22 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South F 11 0     0     0     0    
G 15 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 19 0     0     0     0    
G 18 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 17 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 16 0     0     0     0    
Geographe F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 13 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 9 0     0     0     0    
G 4 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 11 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 11 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 12 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 13 0     0     0     0    
G 14 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 15 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 17 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 7 0     0     0     0    
Roe F 19 0     0     0     0    
G 10 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Lakes F 20 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 21 0     0     0     0    
G 11 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan F 19 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0    
Avon F 15 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 19 0     0     0     0    
G 10 0     0     0     0