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 28 March 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 27 March 2015.

Forecasts are issued regularly: Please ensure you have the latest version.

Summary

District District GFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
Coastal Central West - North 13 High 34  
Inland Central West - North 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Coastal Central West - South 13 High 16  
Inland Central West - South 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Coast 14 High 19  
Lower West Inland 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Geographe 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Nelson 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Inland 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Great Southern 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Beaufort 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Mortlock 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Avon 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 7 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.

Saturday

A ridge of high pressure is developing across the southwest of the state as a surface trough moves away towards the east, bringing weak to moderate southeasterly winds. A moderate sea breeze is expected along the west coast in the afternoon. There is a chance of showers along the southwest coast in the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 28 March 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 27 March 2015.

District TAL Prob Rain >5mm
Coastal Central West - North 0 0
Inland Central West - North 0 0
Coastal Central West - South 0 0
Inland Central West - South 0 0
Lower West Coast 0 0
Lower West Inland 0 0
Geographe 0 0
Leeuwin 0 < 5
Nelson 0 0
Stirling Coast 0 < 5
Stirling Inland 0 < 5
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 < 5
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 0
Esperance Shire Coast 0 0
Esperance Shire Inland 0 0
Upper Great Southern 0 0
Roe 0 0
Beaufort 0 < 5
Lakes 0 0
Mortlock 0 0
Ninghan 0 0
Avon 0 0
Jilbadgie 0 0

Detailed District Forecast
for Saturday 28 March 2015

Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Friday 27 March 2015.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Coastal Central West - North G 13 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North G 10 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South G 13 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South G 8 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast G 14 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland G 8 0     0     0     0    
Geographe G 9 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin G 5 0     0     0     0    
Nelson G 5 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Coast G 7 0     0     0     0    
Stirling Inland G 7 0     0     0     0    
  Fuel Type Dist FDI GFDI > 32 GFDI > 50 GFDI > 75 GFDI > 100
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast G 6 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland G 6 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast G 7 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland G 7 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern G 7 0     0     0     0    
Roe G 8 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort G 7 0     0     0     0    
Lakes G 8 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock G 7 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan G 8 0     0     0     0    
Avon G 8 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie G 7 0     0     0     0