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 8 August 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 8 August 2020.

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 25 25 High 100  
Inland Central West - North 28 26 High 100  
Coastal Central West - South 23 26 High 91  
Inland Central West - South 23 22 High 100  
Lower West Coast 14 0 High 17  
Lower West Inland 15 0 High 14  
Geographe 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Nelson 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Inland 6 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Coast 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Great Southern 12 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 12 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Beaufort 10 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 11 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Mortlock 19 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 18 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Avon 16 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 13 0 Low-Moderate 100  

* 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 significant cold front and associated rain band ahead of the front will approach the west coast of the State late Saturday. Gusty NE'ly winds ahead of the front.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 8 August 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 8 August 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 0 5 10 N 50 NNW 40 2200
Inland Central West - North 0 5 < 5 N 45 NNW 40 2300
Coastal Central West - South 0 6 5 N 45 NNW 45 1900
Inland Central West - South 0 6 < 5 N 45 NNW 40 2100
Lower West Coast 0 6 < 5 N 50 NNW 50 1300
Lower West Inland 0 6 < 5 N 45 NNW 45 1400
Geographe 0 8 < 5 N 55 NNW 55 1200
Leeuwin 0 9 < 5 N 55 N 40 1200
Nelson 0 8 < 5 N 55 N 40 1400
Stirling Coast 0 7 < 5 NNE 55 NNW 20 1700
Stirling Inland 0 6 < 5 NNE 55 NNW 25 1700
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 4 0 NE 45 NE 10 1800
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 4 0 NNE 40 NW 10 1900
Esperance Shire Coast 0 3 < 5 NE 30 NE 20 2000
Esperance Shire Inland 0 4 < 5 NE 25 ENE 20 2200
Upper Great Southern 0 6 < 5 NNE 55 NNW 40 1600
Roe 0 4 < 5 NNE 40 NW 20 1900
Beaufort 0 6 < 5 NNE 55 NNW 35 1600
Lakes 0 4 0 NNE 45 NNW 20 1800
Mortlock 0 5 < 5 NNE 45 NNW 40 2100
Ninghan 0 4 < 5 NNE 35 NW 25 2100
Avon 0 5 < 5 N 50 NNW 40 1700
Jilbadgie 0 4 < 5 NNE 40 NW 20 2000

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 8 August 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Saturday 8 August 2020.

  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 25 0     0     0     0    
G 25 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 28 0     0     0     0    
G 26 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South F 23 0     0     0     0    
G 26 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 23 0     0     0     0    
G 22 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast F 14 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland F 15 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Geographe F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast F 4 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland F 6 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 4 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 4 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Roe F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lakes F 11 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 19 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 16 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 13 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0