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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 Monday 19 November 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Sunday 18 November 2018.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 13 High 54  
Furneaux Islands 9 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 12 High 15  
North East 8 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 13 High 23  
Midlands 19 High 85  
Upper Derwent Valley 27 Very High 23  
South East 22 High 79  
Central Plateau 13 High 14  
Western 13 High 39  

* 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.

Monday

Possible light showers about the northeast, sunny elsewhere. Warm north to northeasterly winds, locally fresh about the east and southeast coasts. Low RH inland and about parts of the west. Very High fire dangers about the Upper Derwent Valley, mainly due to high temperatures and low RH.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 19 November 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Sunday 18 November 2018.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 8 0 N 35 NW 30 900
Furneaux Islands 0 9 0 NNE 15 NNE 5 1400
North West Coast 0 9 0 NNE 35 N 25 1600
Central North 0 7 0 NNE 25 N 15 1900
North East 0 8 < 5 NNE 20 N 15 1800
East Coast 0 7 < 5 NNW 25 N 15 1900
Midlands 0 8 0 N 30 N 20 2300
Upper Derwent Valley 0 9 0 N 25 NNW 20 2700
South East 0 8 0 N 25 NNW 20 2100
Central Plateau 0 9 < 5 N 35 N 20 2400
Western 0 9 0 N 25 NNW 25 2800

Detailed District Forecast
for Monday 19 November 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Sunday 18 November 2018.

  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 13 54 13 4 0     0     0    
M 25 100 00 24 26 16 2 0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 9 0     0     0     0    
M 20 100 03 21 0     0     0    
North West Coast F 9 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
M 25 82 00 24 11 09 10 0     0    
Central North F 12 15 14 4 0     0     0    
M 14 37 12 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 8 0     0     0     0    
M 12 17 12 5 0     0     0    
East Coast F 13 23 11 6 0     0     0    
M 23 53 00 24 5 12 8 0     0    
Midlands F 19 85 12 8 1 15 1 0     0    
M 17 88 11 12 0     0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 27 99 12 8 23 15 3 0     0    
M 15 82 12 7 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 22 79 11 8 1 16 0 0     0    
M 27 87 00 24 25 12 8 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 13 14 11 7 0     0     0    
M 15 76 02 21 0     0     0    
Western F 13 39 11 6 0     0     0    
M 20 37 00 24 < 1 NA NA 0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Monday 19 November 2018

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Sunday 18 November 2018.

  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 13 24 44 ENE 35 55 24 9 70 F         12
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 12 20 53 NE 35 55 21 9 75 F         8
North West Coast Marrawah 12 19 60 ENE 45 80 20 8 60 F         7
Smithton Airport 13 19 64 ENE 40 65 19 9 65 F         6
Luncheon Hill 13 18 59 ENE 35 65 19 7 25 F         5
Devonport Airport 13 19 60 NE 30 45 19 9 80 F         5
Sheffield 14 19 52 NNE 20 45 19 8 50 F         5
Central North Low Head 15 17 68 NE 30 45 17 8 60 F         3
Launceston 15 23 36 N 20 45 23 9 85 F         11
Cressy 16 23 36 NNW 25 45 23 9 75 F         13
  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 12 19 52 NE 20 45 20 7 35 F         4
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 15 19 60 NE 25 45 19 10 105 F         5
East Coast St Helens 13 19 52 NNE 20 40 19 10 110 F         6
Fingal 13 20 46 NNE 20 45 21 10 110 F         8
Friendly Beaches 15 20 49 NNE 40 65 20 10 125 F         11
Orford 16 20 49 NE 35 65 20 9 85 F         9
Midlands Ross 16 24 31 NW 30 50 24 9 70 F         17
Tunnack 16 22 33 N 30 55 22 8 55 F         13
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 16 28 20 NNE 25 45 28 9 70 F         26
Bushy Park 16 28 17 NNE 25 45 28 10 100 F         32
Moogara 16 24 20 NNE 25 40 24 10 100 F         25
Hollow Tree 15 25 22 N 25 45 25 9 90 F         22
  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 16 27 26 NNE 30 50 27 10 105 F         25
Hobart Airport 15 26 34 NE 30 50 26 10 110 F         19
Hobart 16 26 28 NE 30 50 26 9 95 F         21
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 16 16 36 NE 25 50 16 6 10 F         7
Taranna 14 22 50 NE 45 70 22 10 105 F         13
Grove 16 27 23 NE 20 45 27 9 95 F         20
Geeveston 15 28 20 NE 20 40 28 9 70 F         23
Southport 15 24 41 NE 40 65 24 8 40 F         14
  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 14 16 51 NNE 25 60 16 6 10 F         4
Liawenee 13 17 42 N 30 55 17 7 30 F         7
Lake St Clair 13 21 35 N 20 50 21 6 10 F         7
Butlers Gorge 14 22 31 N 20 40 22 6 20 F         9
Western Savage River 15 22 41 NE 30 65 22 6 20 F         8
Strahan 13 26 28 NNE 30 55 27 6 20 F         14
Hazel Hill 15 27 24 N 15 30 27 6 20 F         12
Maydena 15 26 24 NE 15 30 26 7 35 F         13
Scotts Peak 15 26 24 N 15 30 27 6 15 F         11
Warra 15 24 24 NNE 15 30 24 6 20 F         10

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.