Fire Weather Warning

IDW30100

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the Gascoyne, Exmouth Gulf Coast and Goldfields fire weather districts

Issued at 3:10 am WST on Saturday 13 February 2016.

Weather Situation

Very hot over northern and central parts of the State. Moderate to fresh northeast to southeast winds will develop over the Gascoyne and northern Goldfields on Saturday, with fresh afternoon sea breezes along the Gascoyne and west Pilbara coasts.

For the rest of Saturday 13 February:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Gascoyne Coast

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
Exmouth Gulf Coast, Gascoyne Inland and Goldfields

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:

  • Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
  • Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.dfes.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
  • Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.gov.au.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.