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Fire Weather Forecast

IDT13130

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Wednesday 14 April 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 13 April 2021.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 11 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 7 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 12 High 12  
Midlands 13 High 29  
Upper Derwent Valley 12 High 13  
South East 13 High 14  
Central Plateau 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 2 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.

Wednesday

Showers, especially about the north and west, contracting to the west, far south and Bass Strait islands from late afternoon. Fresh to locally strong and gusty north to northwesterly winds shifting strong and gusty westerly during the morning.

District Weather Elements
for Wednesday 14 April 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 13 April 2021.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 3 15 W 85 W 85 1900
Furneaux Islands 0 3 25 W 90 WNW 100 2000
North West Coast 0 3 40 W 80 W 85 1700
Central North 0 3 35 W 80 W 90 1900
North East 0 2 50 W 90 W 95 1800
East Coast 0 3 < 5 W 95 W 95 1900
Midlands 0 2 10 W 75 W 95 2100
Upper Derwent Valley 0 2 15 W 95 W 105 1900
South East 0 2 10 W 105 W 105 1800
Central Plateau 0 2 55 W 80 W 95 2200
Western 0 2 65 W 80 W 90 1800

Detailed District Forecast
for Wednesday 14 April 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 13 April 2021.

  Fuel Type Dist FDI FFDI > 12
MFDI > 12
FFDI > 25
MFDI > 25
FFDI > 38
MFDI > 38
FFDI > 50
MFDI > 50
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
King Island F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 27 100 00 24 15 00 18 0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 7 0     0     0     0    
M 32 100 00 24 94 05 16 0     0    
North West Coast F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 13 23 00 24 1 09 9 0     0    
Central North F 11 1 14 1 0     0     0    
M 13 26 00 8 0     0     0    
  Fuel Type Dist FDI FFDI > 12
MFDI > 12
FFDI > 25
MFDI > 25
FFDI > 38
MFDI > 38
FFDI > 50
MFDI > 50
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
North East F 7 0     0     0     0    
M 17 44 00 24 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
East Coast F 12 12 11 2 0     0     0    
M 36 100 00 24 86 09 8 2 11 1 0    
Midlands F 13 29 11 5 0     0     0    
M 35 86 00 24 57 10 7 0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 12 13 12 4 0     0     0    
M 33 93 00 24 60 10 8 < 1 NA NA 0    
  Fuel Type Dist FDI FFDI > 12
MFDI > 12
FFDI > 25
MFDI > 25
FFDI > 38
MFDI > 38
FFDI > 50
MFDI > 50
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
South East F 13 14 11 5 0     0     0    
M 38 99 00 24 75 00 18 16 11 4 0    
  Fuel Type Dist FDI FFDI > 12
MFDI > 12
FFDI > 25
MFDI > 25
FFDI > 38
MFDI > 38
FFDI > 50
MFDI > 50
% Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours % Start Hours
Central Plateau F 8 1 12 1 0     0     0    
M 21 25 00 24 8 10 7 0     0    
Western F 2 0     0     0     0    
M 16 17 00 24 < 1 NA NA 0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Wednesday 14 April 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Tuesday 13 April 2021.

  Regions Time Temp RH Wind (km/h) Max T DF SDI Max FDI
Fuel
Wind Change (km/h) FFDI
Dir Speed Gust Dir Speed Gust Time
King Island King Island Airport 01 17 59 NW 35 60 18 7 45 F         5
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 07 18 64 WNW 45 75 20 8 40 F         6
North West Coast Marrawah 11 16 72 W 50 85 17 7 45 F         4
Smithton Airport 12 17 68 W 45 70 17 8 55 F         5
Luncheon Hill 15 13 82 WSW 30 55 14 4 5 F         1
Devonport Airport 14 18 59 W 45 75 18 9 70 F         8
Sheffield 14 15 63 W 35 65 15 7 30 F         4
Central North Low Head 04 18 64 NNW 50 80 18 8 60 F         6
Launceston 14 19 52 WNW 35 65 19 10 115 F         9
Cressy 13 19 49 WNW 40 70 19 10 140 F         11
  Regions Time Temp RH Wind (km/h) Max T DF SDI Max FDI
Fuel
Wind Change (km/h) FFDI
Dir Speed Gust Dir Speed Gust Time
North East Scottsdale 17 17 59 W 35 60 17 8 55 F         5
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 13 20 64 WNW 55 95 20 8 45 F         8
East Coast St Helens 13 19 60 WNW 45 80 19 8 40 F         7
Fingal 14 18 52 W 45 80 18 8 65 F         9
Friendly Beaches 13 21 46 WNW 55 85 21 7 35 F         13
Orford 13 19 46 W 50 80 19 5 20 F         8
Midlands Ross 14 18 49 WNW 35 60 18 10 125 F         10
Tunnack 13 15 51 W 55 95 15 8 90 F         10
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 12 17 52 WNW 50 85 17 8 135 F         9
Bushy Park 13 18 45 W 50 90 18 7 135 F         11
Moogara 12 13 67 WNW 50 90 14 6 115 F         4
Hollow Tree 12 16 51 WNW 50 85 16 9 140 F         11
  Regions Time Temp RH Wind (km/h) Max T DF SDI Max FDI
Fuel
Wind Change (km/h) FFDI
Dir Speed Gust Dir Speed Gust Time
South East Campania 13 19 43 WNW 55 100 19 9 140 F         17
Hobart Airport 13 19 43 WNW 50 85 19 6 95 F         10
Hobart 13 19 43 WNW 50 85 19 8 115 F         14
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 12 8 81 WNW 80 125 8 6 10 F         4
Taranna 12 19 46 WNW 45 70 19 5 25 F         7
Grove 12 18 45 WNW 55 100 17 5 90 F         9
Geeveston 13 17 52 WNW 55 100 18 4 30 F         5
Southport 12 18 52 WNW 55 100 18 4 35 F         6
  Regions Time Temp RH Wind (km/h) Max T DF SDI Max FDI
Fuel
Wind Change (km/h) FFDI
Dir Speed Gust Dir Speed Gust Time
Central Plateau Cradle Valley 15 8 81 WSW 35 70 9 3 0 F         1
Liawenee 14 10 62 W 45 80 10 6 20 F         4
Lake St Clair 15 10 71 W 35 70 11 2 5 F         1
Butlers Gorge 15 10 76 W 50 95 11 1 0 F         0
Western Savage River 15 13 82 W 25 50 14 3 0 F         1
Strahan 13 16 72 W 45 75 16 3 0 F         2
Hazel Hill 15 12 82 W 35 60 14 4 0 F         1
Maydena 14 13 67 W 45 80 13 3 25 F         2
Scotts Peak 15 13 67 W 45 75 13 1 0 F         1
Warra 15 11 71 W 45 80 12 1 0 F         0

Note

Point locations are extracted from the forecast policy issued by the Bureau of Meteorology. They are designed to be representative of the area within the vicinity of the location but do not take into account local variations due to topography and elevation.