Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Friday 22 January 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 21 January 2021.

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 30 32 Very High 12  
Inland Central West - North 69 70 Severe 45 Y
Coastal Central West - South 46 37 Very High 39  
Inland Central West - South 67 59 Severe 36 Y
Lower West Coast 43 32 Very High 26  
Lower West Inland 48 39 Very High 81  
Geographe 29 19 High 100  
Leeuwin 26 13 High 70  
Nelson 37 21 Very High 27  
Stirling Coast 11 12 High 10  
Stirling Inland 19 16 High 86  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 15 14 High 37  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 26 18 High 100  
Esperance Shire Coast 21 20 High 73  
Esperance Shire Inland 35 19 Very High 24  
Upper Great Southern 39 22 Very High 22  
Roe 39 20 Very High 18  
Beaufort 29 14 High 47  
Lakes 33 18 High 92  
Mortlock 62 33 Very High 18  
Ninghan 63 32 Very High 18  
Avon 40 25 High 85  
Jilbadgie 47 19 Very High 12  

* 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.

Friday

A weak ridge of high pressure lies south of the State with a broad surface trough branching into the southwest corner. Isolated showers along the southwest coast with moderate to fresh seabreezes about coastal parts.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 22 January 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 21 January 2021.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 0 11 < 5 NNW 15 NNW 35 1300
Inland Central West - North 0 11 < 5 WNW 20 NNW 30 3500
Coastal Central West - South 0 10 < 5 SSW 10 NNE 25 2200
Inland Central West - South 0 12 < 5 WSW 20 NNW 20 4000
Lower West Coast 0 11 < 5 SW 10 N 20 2100
Lower West Inland 0 11 < 5 SW 10 N 20 3400
Geographe 0 9 0 NW 10 NNW 15 1900
Leeuwin 0 9 0 N 10 W 10 1800
Nelson 0 9 0 WSW 10 NNW 15 2800
Stirling Coast 0 8 0 NW 20 WNW 20 1000
Stirling Inland 0 8 < 5 NW 15 NW 20 1700
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 9 < 5 NNW 25 WNW 25 1100
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 9 < 5 N 15 NW 35 1600
Esperance Shire Coast 0 10 < 5 NW 25 NW 40 1000
Esperance Shire Inland 1 11 < 5 NNW 15 NW 40 2300
Upper Great Southern 0 11 0 S 15 NNW 20 3400
Roe 0 11 < 5 ESE 10 NNW 35 3700
Beaufort 0 9 0 N 10 NW 30 2600
Lakes 0 9 < 5 E 15 NNW 40 2800
Mortlock 0 12 < 5 W 20 NW 25 4000
Ninghan 1 13 < 5 WNW 20 NW 25 4100
Avon 0 11 < 5 SSE 15 NW 20 3700
Jilbadgie 1 12 < 5 WNW 15 NNW 30 3900

Detailed District Forecast
for Friday 22 January 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Thursday 21 January 2021.

  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 30 6 12 4 0     0     0    
G 32 13 14 3 0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 69 85 11 9 52 12 7 2 17 1 0    
G 70 94 13 6 45 15 2 6 17 1 0    
Coastal Central West - South F 46 61 12 5 2 15 0 0     0    
G 37 31 14 2 0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 67 100 11 10 64 13 7 1 18 1 0    
G 59 91 14 5 34 15 2 < 1 NA NA 0    
Lower West Coast F 43 41 13 4 0     0     0    
G 32 10 15 2 0     0     0    
Lower West Inland F 48 90 13 5 1 15 1 0     0    
G 39 43 15 2 0     0     0    
Geographe F 29 5 14 3 0     0     0    
G 19 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 26 0     0     0     0    
G 13 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 37 30 14 5 0     0     0    
G 21 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 11 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 15 0     0     0     0    
G 14 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 26 0     0     0     0    
G 18 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 21 0     0     0     0    
G 20 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 35 32 14 4 0     0     0    
G 19 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 39 59 14 5 0     0     0    
G 22 0     0     0     0    
Roe F 39 87 14 6 0     0     0    
G 20 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort F 29 3 16 2 0     0     0    
G 14 0     0     0     0    
Lakes F 33 18 15 3 0     0     0    
G 18 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 62 100 12 9 44 14 5 0     0    
G 33 17 15 2 0     0     0    
Ninghan F 63 100 10 12 49 13 7 0     0    
G 32 11 14 2 0     0     0    
Avon F 40 99 15 6 0     0     0    
G 25 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 47 100 12 8 1 16 0 0     0    
G 19 0     0     0     0