Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division

IDW15000

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Forecast for Southwest Land Division WA
for Tuesday 29 September 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Tuesday 29 September 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 16 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - North 20 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Coastal Central West - South 9 2 Low-Moderate 100  
Inland Central West - South 20 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Coast 5 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lower West Inland 7 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Geographe 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Leeuwin 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Nelson 4 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Coast 9 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Stirling Inland 10 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 15 0 High 27  
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 17 0 High 41  
Esperance Shire Coast 12 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Esperance Shire Inland 24 0 High 61  
Upper Great Southern 10 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Roe 16 0 High 19  
Beaufort 8 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Lakes 16 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Mortlock 18 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Ninghan 24 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Avon 14 0 Low-Moderate 100  
Jilbadgie 19 0 High 12  

* 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.

Tuesday

A ridge of high pressure continues to lie through central parts of the State with light shower activity in the onshore flow across the southwest corner.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 29 September 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Tuesday 29 September 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
Coastal Central West - North 0 7 0 SE 10 S 20 1600
Inland Central West - North 0 6 0 SW 10 SSW 25 1900
Coastal Central West - South 0 9 0 WSW 20 SW 35 1400
Inland Central West - South 0 9 0 WSW 25 SW 35 1800
Lower West Coast 0 6 < 5 W 35 WSW 60 1600
Lower West Inland 0 6 < 5 W 35 WSW 55 1600
Geographe 0 1 10 W 45 WSW 85 1600
Leeuwin 0 0 < 5 WNW 60 W 90 1600
Nelson 0 0 5 W 50 W 80 1600
Stirling Coast 0 1 < 5 WNW 60 W 95 1800
Stirling Inland 0 1 < 5 W 60 W 90 1800
Ravensthorpe Shire Coast 0 6 < 5 WNW 45 WSW 80 2000
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland 0 6 0 WNW 45 WSW 80 2100
Esperance Shire Coast 0 4 0 WNW 45 WSW 75 1800
Esperance Shire Inland 0 4 0 WNW 35 WSW 65 2300
Upper Great Southern 0 2 < 5 W 45 WSW 70 1700
Roe 0 6 0 W 40 WSW 65 1900
Beaufort 0 0 < 5 W 55 WSW 90 1700
Lakes 0 5 0 WNW 50 WSW 75 1900
Mortlock 0 8 0 WSW 25 WSW 40 1900
Ninghan 0 6 0 W 30 SW 45 2200
Avon 0 7 0 W 35 WSW 55 1800
Jilbadgie 0 8 0 W 35 WSW 60 1900

Detailed District Forecast
for Tuesday 29 September 2020

Issued at 4:30 am WST on Tuesday 29 September 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 16 0     0     0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - North F 20 0     0     0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
Coastal Central West - South F 9 0     0     0     0    
G 2 0     0     0     0    
Inland Central West - South F 20 0     0     0     0    
G 3 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Coast F 5 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lower West Inland F 7 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Geographe F 4 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Leeuwin F 4 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Nelson F 4 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 10 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 15 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ravensthorpe Shire Inland F 17 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Coast F 12 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Esperance Shire Inland F 24 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Upper Great Southern F 10 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Roe F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Beaufort F 8 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Lakes F 16 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Mortlock F 18 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Ninghan F 24 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Avon F 14 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0    
Jilbadgie F 19 0     0     0     0    
G 0 0     0     0     0