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 14 December 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 13 December 2019.

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 90 70 Severe 72 Y
Inland Central West - North 90 76 Extreme 18 Y
Coastal Central West - South 79 59 Severe 42 Y
Inland Central West - South 80 60 Severe 49 Y
Lower West Coast 74 50 Severe 29 Y
Lower West Inland 80 58 Extreme 11 Y
Geographe 49 29 Very High 26  
Leeuwin 49 2 Very High 61  
Nelson 61 40 Severe 61 Y
Stirling Coast 56 30 Severe 10 Y
Stirling Inland 57 33 Very High 50  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 56 31 Severe 33 Y
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 55 30 Severe 28 Y
Esperance Shire Coast 48 27 High 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 48 25 Very High 67  
Upper Great Southern 58 33 Severe 22 Y
Roe 60 40 Severe 11 Y
Beaufort 61 42 Very High 64  
Lakes 57 37 Severe 10 Y
Mortlock 60 38 Very High 73  
Ninghan 54 36 Very High 53  
Avon 64 42 Severe 10 Y
Jilbadgie 60 40 Very High 75  

* 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.

Saturday

A deep trough lies down the west coast, moving inland for a period in the afternoon, with moderate to fresh south to southwest winds west of the trough in the afternoon and evening.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 14 December 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 13 December 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 0 13 < 5 W 20 NE 15 4200
Inland Central West - North 0 13 0 SW 20 E 15 4500
Coastal Central West - South 0 13 0 W 15 NE 20 3800
Inland Central West - South 0 13 0 NNE 20 E 15 4300
Lower West Coast 0 12 0 W 15 NNE 20 3400
Lower West Inland 0 13 0 WSW 20 NNE 15 4000
Geographe 0 12 0 WNW 20 WNW 20 2600
Leeuwin 0 11 < 5 WNW 25 WNW 25 3200
Nelson 0 12 0 W 30 NW 20 3800
Stirling Coast 0 11 < 5 WNW 30 NW 35 2100
Stirling Inland 0 12 < 5 WNW 25 WNW 30 3900
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 12 0 NW 30 W 20 3400
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 13 0 NW 30 WSW 10 4200
Esperance Shire Coast 0 12 0 WNW 15 SW 20 3200
Esperance Shire Inland 0 13 0 NW 15 WNW 15 4000
Upper Great Southern 0 13 0 NNW 25 WSW 15 4100
Roe 0 13 0 NNW 25 SW 10 4200
Beaufort 0 13 0 WSW 30 NW 25 4100
Lakes 0 13 0 NW 30 WSW 15 4200
Mortlock 0 13 0 N 25 SE 20 4200
Ninghan 0 13 0 N 25 SE 10 4100
Avon 0 13 0 N 25 SW 15 4100
Jilbadgie 0 13 0 NNW 25 SW 10 4300

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 14 December 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 13 December 2019.

  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 90 100 07 12 94 08 10 55 11 5 0    
G 70 95 08 10 72 13 4 3 15 1 0    
Inland Central West - North F 90 100 07 14 100 09 11 76 14 3 0    
G 76 98 09 10 88 14 3 13 15 1 0    
Coastal Central West - South F 79 100 07 13 82 09 9 24 14 2 0    
G 59 82 09 9 36 14 3 0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 80 100 07 15 100 09 11 36 15 2 0    
G 60 77 09 10 48 15 2 0     0    
Lower West Coast F 74 95 08 11 57 09 8 9 14 1 0    
G 50 43 10 3 10 14 1 0     0    
Lower West Inland F 80 100 08 12 99 09 9 39 14 2 0    
G 58 64 10 8 45 14 2 0     0    
Geographe F 49 72 10 8 6 12 3 0     0    
G 29 1 13 1 0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 49 65 10 9 9 13 1 0     0    
G 2 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 61 100 10 9 92 12 5 0     0    
G 40 66 13 4 0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 56 40 09 8 20 10 5 0     0    
G 30 4 11 1 0     0     0    
Stirling Inland F 57 95 09 10 51 10 6 0     0    
G 33 30 11 7 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 56 92 08 9 53 10 5 0     0    
G 31 4 11 1 0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 55 100 08 11 79 10 6 0     0    
G 30 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 48 63 08 9 5 10 4 0     0    
G 27 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 48 95 08 11 3 10 3 0     0    
G 25 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 58 100 08 13 86 10 8 0     0    
G 33 16 15 3 0     0     0    
Roe F 60 100 08 12 91 09 9 0     0    
G 40 72 09 3 0     0     0    
Beaufort F 61 100 09 12 76 11 7 0     0    
G 42 61 12 4 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
Lakes F 57 100 08 13 97 09 9 0     0    
G 37 44 09 2 0     0     0    
Mortlock F 60 100 08 15 98 09 11 0     0    
G 38 73 09 10 1 18 1 0     0    
Ninghan F 54 100 07 15 44 09 6 0     0    
G 36 45 08 3 0     0     0    
Avon F 64 100 08 14 100 09 10 < 1 NA NA 0    
G 42 53 09 9 1 17 1 0     0    
Jilbadgie F 60 100 08 12 89 09 9 0     0    
G 40 63 08 3 0     0     0