Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Wednesday 8 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 7 April 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 26 15 High 48  
Inland Central West - North 30 25 High 99  
Coastal Central West - South 22 12 High 19  
Inland Central West - South 30 21 High 96  
Lower West Coast 29 17 High 86  
Lower West Inland 31 19 High 100  
Geographe 23 20 High 94  
Leeuwin 25 19 High 99  
Nelson 30 23 High 100  
Stirling Coast 29 4 High 47  
Stirling Inland 30 7 High 21  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 24 2 High 58  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 24 7 High 41  
Esperance Shire Coast 23 5 High 10  
Esperance Shire Inland 22 12 High 72  
Upper Great Southern 30 19 High 100  
Roe 28 16 High 89  
Beaufort 31 20 High 100  
Lakes 28 16 High 62  
Mortlock 29 24 High 100  
Ninghan 26 21 High 99  
Avon 32 24 High 100  
Jilbadgie 29 25 High 95  

* 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.

Wednesday

A trough extends down the west coast as the high pressure system contracts eastwards towards South Australia. Moderate to fresh east to northeasterly winds, fresh and gusty during the morning period, as the trough deepens down the west coast, easing later in the day. Warm and dry conditions over southern and western WA.

District Weather Elements
for Wednesday 8 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 7 April 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 0 8 < 5 W 10 NNW 5 2000
Inland Central West - North 0 9 0 N 10 NE 10 3200
Coastal Central West - South 0 8 0 N 25 NNW 15 1700
Inland Central West - South 0 9 0 N 30 NW 15 3500
Lower West Coast 0 8 0 NNW 45 NW 25 2100
Lower West Inland 0 8 0 N 35 NNW 25 3300
Geographe 0 7 0 NNW 50 NNW 40 1200
Leeuwin 0 7 0 NNW 55 NW 40 2100
Nelson 0 8 0 NNW 40 NNW 35 3000
Stirling Coast 0 8 0 N 35 W 20 2600
Stirling Inland 0 8 0 N 40 WNW 20 3200
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 7 0 N 30 W 20 2600
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 7 0 N 30 WNW 15 3100
Esperance Shire Coast 0 6 < 5 NNE 20 WNW 15 2300
Esperance Shire Inland 0 6 < 5 NNE 25 W 10 2700
Upper Great Southern 0 8 0 N 45 NW 20 3300
Roe 0 8 0 N 30 WNW 10 3300
Beaufort 0 8 0 N 45 NW 25 3200
Lakes 0 8 0 N 35 W 15 3300
Mortlock 0 9 0 N 35 WNW 15 3500
Ninghan 0 9 0 N 30 W 10 3400
Avon 0 9 0 N 35 WNW 15 3400
Jilbadgie 0 8 0 N 35 WNW 10 3400

Detailed District Forecast
for Wednesday 8 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Tuesday 7 April 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 26 0     0     0     0    
G 15 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 30 5 17 1 0     0     0    
G 25 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South F 22 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 30 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
G 21 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast F 29 1 14 0 0     0     0    
G 17 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland F 31 3 13 0 0     0     0    
G 19 0     0     0     0    
Geographe F 23 0     0     0     0    
G 20 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 25 0     0     0     0    
G 19 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 30 0     0     0     0    
G 23 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 29 0     0     0     0    
G 4 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland F 30 0     0     0     0    
G 7 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 24 0     0     0     0    
G 2 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 24 0     0     0     0    
G 7 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 23 0     0     0     0    
G 5 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 22 0     0     0     0    
G 12 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 30 1 15 0 0     0     0    
G 19 0     0     0     0    
Roe F 28 0     0     0     0    
G 16 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort F 31 1 12 0 0     0     0    
G 20 0     0     0     0    
Lakes F 28 0     0     0     0    
G 16 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 29 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
G 24 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan F 26 0     0     0     0    
G 21 0     0     0     0    
Avon F 32 11 13 3 0     0     0    
G 24 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 29 0     0     0     0    
G 25 0     0     0     0