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 18 August 2017

Issued at 6:19 pm WST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

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 11 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - North 12 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Coastal Central West - South 5 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - South 12 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Coast 4 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 3 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Inland 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 9 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 9 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Coast 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 13 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Great Southern 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 11 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Beaufort 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Mortlock 12 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 18 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Avon 9 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 15 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.

Friday

A ridge of high pressure lies through central parts of the State. A cold front is approaching from the southwest will cross the southwest corner on Friday.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 18 August 2017

Issued at 6:19 pm WST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 0 5 < 5 NW 30 NW 75 1700
Inland Central West - North 0 5 < 5 NNW 30 NNW 80 2000
Coastal Central West - South 0 4 < 5 NNW 30 NNW 65 1800
Inland Central West - South 0 5 < 5 NNW 40 NNW 70 2100
Lower West Coast 2 4 15 N 35 NNW 65 2000
Lower West Inland 0 4 5 NNW 40 NNW 65 2200
Geographe 2 3 60 NNW 50 NNW 65 1800
Leeuwin 2 3 60 NNW 55 NNW 60 1700
Nelson 2 3 35 NNW 50 NNW 65 2300
Stirling Coast 2 6 10 N 45 NNW 55 2100
Stirling Inland 0 6 < 5 NNW 45 NNW 65 2100
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 6 < 5 N 40 NW 55 2200
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 6 0 N 40 NW 55 2500
Esperance Shire Coast 0 7 < 5 N 40 NW 50 2100
Esperance Shire Inland 0 7 < 5 NNE 35 NW 50 2400
Upper Great Southern 0 5 < 5 NNW 45 NNW 70 2200
Roe 0 6 < 5 N 40 NNW 75 2400
Beaufort 0 5 < 5 NNW 45 NNW 70 2100
Lakes 0 6 < 5 N 45 NW 70 2300
Mortlock 0 6 < 5 N 40 NNW 75 2200
Ninghan 0 7 < 5 N 45 NNW 70 2700
Avon 0 5 < 5 N 40 NNW 80 2300
Jilbadgie 0 7 < 5 N 40 NW 75 2700

Detailed District Forecast
for Friday 18 August 2017

Issued at 6:19 pm WST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

  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 11 0     0     0     0    
G 8 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 9 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 4 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 8 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast F 4 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 3 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland F 7 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 9 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 9 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 13 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 11 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 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan F 18 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Avon F 9 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 15 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0