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The following weather related information courtesy of Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia

IDT13130

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Tuesday 28 January 2020

Issued at 4:02 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 9 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 7 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 12 High 12  
North East 10 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 7 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 6 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.

Tuesday

Showers about the west, extending to the far south during the afternoon. Fine elsewhere. Northwesterly winds, with afternoon sea breezes about the east coast.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 28 January 2020

Issued at 4:02 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 5 0 W 40 W 70 1100
Furneaux Islands 0 7 0 WSW 60 W 70 1200
North West Coast 0 3 < 5 W 55 W 75 1700
Central North 0 4 0 W 50 WSW 70 2200
North East 0 6 0 WSW 55 WSW 65 2200
East Coast 0 5 0 W 45 WSW 55 2400
Midlands 0 4 < 5 W 45 WSW 60 2400
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 < 5 W 60 W 65 2000
South East 0 3 < 5 W 65 W 65 2000
Central Plateau 0 3 5 W 50 W 70 2300
Western 0 1 30 W 55 W 70 1600

Detailed District Forecast
for Tuesday 28 January 2020

Issued at 4:02 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

  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 5 0     0     0     0    
M 13 48 11 7 0     0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 9 0     0     0     0    
M 20 100 00 24 0     0     0    
North West Coast F 7 0     0     0     0    
M 14 35 09 12 0     0     0    
Central North F 12 12 14 3 0     0     0    
M 20 75 11 13 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 10 2 14 2 0     0     0    
M 18 56 00 24 0     0     0    
East Coast F 11 4 14 1 0     0     0    
M 11 8 08 4 0     0     0    
Midlands F 11 9 14 3 0     0     0    
M 14 35 08 13 0     0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 7 0     0     0     0    
M 13 40 09 11 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
South East F 9 0     0     0     0    
M 13 27 04 15 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
Central Plateau F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 10 3 08 2 0     0     0    
Western F 2 0     0     0     0    
M 13 14 04 13 0     0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Tuesday 28 January 2020

Issued at 4:02 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

  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 11 19 68 W 20 30 20 7 80 F         3
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 13 21 56 W 30 45 21 9 120 F         7
North West Coast Marrawah 13 19 73 W 30 35 19 7 55 F         3
Smithton Airport 12 20 64 W 25 35 21 7 80 F         3
Luncheon Hill 15 18 68 W 20 30 18 4 15 F         1
Devonport Airport 13 22 57 WNW 35 45 22 8 135 F         7
Sheffield 16 22 46 W 20 30 21 10 110 F         9
Central North Low Head 13 18 73 WNW 40 50 19 8 110 F         4
Launceston 14 24 44 NW 20 40 24 8 140 F         8
Cressy 14 25 39 NNW 25 40 25 8 145 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 14 23 50 WNW 20 35 23 7 115 F         5
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 14 22 53 WNW 30 55 22 10 140 F         8
East Coast St Helens 14 25 41 NW 15 35 25 10 150 F         10
Fingal 15 25 39 W 10 30 25 9 155 F         9
Friendly Beaches 14 26 42 NE 25 20 26 9 145 F         11
Orford 14 25 39 S 15 20 25 9 140 F         10
Midlands Ross 14 25 39 NNW 20 35 25 9 145 F         11
Tunnack 13 22 43 WNW 20 35 22 9 125 F         8
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 15 22 50 W 25 30 22 8 125 F         7
Bushy Park 11 21 49 WNW 15 30 22 8 125 F         5
Moogara 15 17 68 WNW 20 30 17 7 120 F         2
Hollow Tree 15 21 53 W 25 35 21 8 140 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
South East Campania 13 24 41 WNW 20 40 25 9 150 F         10
Hobart Airport 12 23 44 WNW 20 35 25 9 155 F         8
Hobart 12 22 50 NNW 15 30 23 8 145 F         5
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 11 13 72 WNW 40 65 14 6 30 F         2
Taranna 12 23 44 WNW 20 35 25 9 95 F         8
Grove 12 21 49 WNW 15 40 22 8 120 F         5
Geeveston 14 21 56 WNW 25 45 21 6 70 F         4
Southport 12 23 50 NW 15 15 23 8 65 F         5
  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 14 77 WSW 15 25 15 4 15 F         1
Liawenee 11 17 52 W 15 30 17 4 35 F         2
Lake St Clair 15 15 72 WNW 20 40 16 1 5 F         0
Butlers Gorge 15 15 72 W 20 35 15 3 5 F         1
Western Savage River 15 17 72 W 20 30 18 3 5 F         1
Strahan 13 18 77 WNW 25 45 19 6 15 F         2
Hazel Hill 15 18 77 NW 25 50 18 4 5 F         1
Maydena 15 18 68 WNW 20 35 18 6 55 F         2
Scotts Peak 14 17 72 WNW 20 50 18 6 30 F         2
Warra 15 17 72 WNW 20 50 17 6 35 F         2

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.