Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Tuesday 22 April 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 21 April 2014.

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

Summary

District District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Coastal Central West - North 17 High 99  
Inland Central West - North 17 High 76  
Coastal Central West - South 19 High 68  
Inland Central West - South 12 High 20  
Lower West Coast 10 Low-Moderate 95  
Lower West Inland 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Geographe 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 4 Low-Moderate 99  
Nelson 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 5 Low-Moderate 98  
Stirling Inland 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Great Southern 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Beaufort 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Mortlock 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Avon 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 5 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.

Tuesday

A ridge continues to strengthen over the south of the state and will move further eastwards throughout Tuesday. A surface trough will begin to develop inland from the west coast and will extend down to southern parts of the state ahead of a weak frontal feature that will brush southern coastal parts late on Tuesday evening.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 22 April 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 21 April 2014.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Coastal Central West - North 0 0
Inland Central West - North 0 0
Coastal Central West - South 0 0
Inland Central West - South 0 0
Lower West Coast 0 0
Lower West Inland 0 0
Geographe 0 0
Leeuwin 0 < 5
Nelson 0 0
Stirling Coast 0 < 5
Stirling Inland 0 0
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 0
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 0
Esperance Shire Coast 0 0
Esperance Shire Inland 0 0
Upper Great Southern 0 0
Roe 0 0
Beaufort 0 0
Lakes 0 0
Mortlock 0 0
Ninghan 0 0
Avon 0 0
Jilbadgie 0 0

Detailed District Forecast
for Tuesday 22 April 2014

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 21 April 2014.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Coastal Central West - North G 17 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North G 17 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South G 19 2 15 1 0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South G 12 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast G 10 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland G 9 0     0     0     0    
Geographe G 5 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin G 4 0     0     0     0    
Nelson G 5 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast G 5 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland G 5 0     0     0     0    
  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast G 6 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland G 6 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast G 7 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland G 6 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern G 6 0     0     0     0    
Roe G 7 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort G 6 0     0     0     0    
Lakes G 6 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock G 8 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan G 9 0     0     0     0    
Avon G 6 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie G 5 0     0     0     0