Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Thursday 16 August 2018

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 16 August 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 13 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - North 11 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Coastal Central West - South 3 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - South 7 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Coast 3 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Inland 3 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Geographe 2 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 2 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Nelson 2 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 9 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Inland 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 12 0 High 21  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 11 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Coast 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 12 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Great Southern 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Beaufort 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 9 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Mortlock 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 10 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Avon 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 8 0 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.

Thursday

A ridge lies across central parts of the state, while a weak cold front will slide across the south of the state during the day. Moderate to fresh west to northwesterlies ahead of the front will shift west to southwesterly in the wake of the front.

District Weather Elements
for Thursday 16 August 2018

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 16 August 2018.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 0 3 < 5 SSE 25 SW 15 1900
Inland Central West - North 0 3 0 SSE 20 WSW 15 1900
Coastal Central West - South 0 1 < 5 SSE 15 W 30 2000
Inland Central West - South 0 2 < 5 S 15 W 30 2100
Lower West Coast 0 2 15 W 25 W 40 2000
Lower West Inland 0 1 15 W 25 W 40 2100
Geographe 0 2 25 W 45 W 45 1700
Leeuwin 0 2 30 W 50 W 55 1600
Nelson 0 2 20 W 45 WSW 45 1900
Stirling Coast 0 3 20 W 55 W 60 2200
Stirling Inland 0 3 10 W 50 W 55 2300
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 3 < 5 W 40 W 50 2400
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 2 < 5 W 40 W 50 2500
Esperance Shire Coast 0 3 < 5 WNW 40 W 55 2300
Esperance Shire Inland 0 3 < 5 WNW 35 W 50 2500
Upper Great Southern 0 2 10 W 40 W 40 2200
Roe 0 2 < 5 W 35 W 45 2300
Beaufort 0 2 10 W 50 W 50 2100
Lakes 0 2 < 5 W 40 W 45 2400
Mortlock 0 2 < 5 WSW 15 W 35 2200
Ninghan 0 2 0 WSW 15 W 35 2300
Avon 0 1 < 5 W 25 W 40 2200
Jilbadgie 0 1 < 5 W 25 W 45 2300

Detailed District Forecast
for Thursday 16 August 2018

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Thursday 16 August 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 13 0     0     0     0    
G 11 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 11 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South F 3 0     0     0     0    
G 4 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 5 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast F 3 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland F 3 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Geographe F 2 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 2 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 2 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 9 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 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 12 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 11 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 4 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Roe F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lakes F 9 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 6 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Avon F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0