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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 February 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

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 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 16 High 39  
North East 9 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 13 High 24  
Midlands 19 High 98  
Upper Derwent Valley 18 High 82  
South East 16 High 25  
Central Plateau 12 High 12  
Western 8 Low-Moderate 100  

* Ratings and Total Fire Ban information 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

Mostly sunny. Locally hot inland in the Upper Derwent Valley. Light winds, with afternoon coastal sea breezes.

District Weather Elements
for Tuesday 28 February 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >1mm Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 7 < 5 0 W 20 400
Furneaux Islands 0 8 15 < 5 NNE 20 1100
North West Coast 0 8 < 5 0 WSW 10 1100
Central North 0 8 < 5 0 N 10 1500
North East 0 8 10 < 5 NNW 15 1500
East Coast 0 9 < 5 < 5 NW 15 1600
Midlands 0 8 < 5 0 NNW 10 2300
Upper Derwent Valley 0 8 0 0 NW 15 2600
South East 0 8 < 5 0 WNW 15 1400
Central Plateau 0 8 < 5 0 WNW 10 2300
Western 0 7 < 5 0 NW 15 1800

Detailed District Forecast
for Tuesday 28 February 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

  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 10 2 00 4 0     0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 7 0     0     0     0    
M 13 63 00 24 0     0     0    
North West Coast F 8 0     0     0     0    
M 14 20 00 21 0     0     0    
Central North F 16 39 13 6 0     0     0    
M 14 40 14 5 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 9 0     0     0     0    
M 13 29 13 5 0     0     0    
East Coast F 13 24 12 7 0     0     0    
M 16 27 00 24 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
Midlands F 19 98 11 9 0     0     0    
M 11 4 00 6 0     0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 18 82 13 7 0     0     0    
M 4 0     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 16 25 12 5 0     0     0    
M 14 31 00 20 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 12 12 11 7 0     0     0    
M 8 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
Western F 8 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
M 10 2 00 5 0     0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Tuesday 28 February 2017

Issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

  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 16 25 54 ENE 15 30 25 9 85 F         6
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 12 24 57 NE 25 45 25 10 145 F         7
North West Coast Marrawah 12 22 50 ENE 30 55 23 8 50 F         8
Smithton Airport 13 22 69 NE 35 55 23 9 75 F         5
Luncheon Hill 13 23 47 NE 20 45 24 7 25 F         6
Devonport Airport 15 24 65 N 25 40 24 9 80 F         5
Sheffield 15 24 47 NNE 15 30 24 8 55 F         6
Central North Low Head 10 20 73 ENE 15 25 22 8 65 F         2
Launceston 15 28 42 NNW 25 45 28 10 105 F         13
Cressy 16 28 37 NNW 30 50 28 10 105 F         18
  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 26 48 N 20 40 26 9 65 F         8
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 15 23 78 ENE 25 45 23 9 70 F         3
East Coast St Helens 14 24 65 NE 25 40 25 9 70 F         5
Fingal 15 28 37 NNE 15 40 28 10 135 F         13
Friendly Beaches 13 25 54 NE 30 55 25 9 70 F         8
Orford 14 24 54 ENE 20 40 25 10 100 F         7
Midlands Ross 15 29 27 NNW 20 45 29 10 150 F         21
Tunnack 13 25 30 N 15 40 28 10 115 F         15
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 16 31 24 SE 5 25 31 10 135 F         17
Bushy Park 16 31 24 ENE 5 20 31 10 130 F         17
Moogara 16 27 30 N 5 25 27 10 125 F         12
Hollow Tree 16 29 23 SSE 5 25 29 10 140 F         17
  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 15 31 29 ESE 15 35 31 10 110 F         18
Hobart Airport 14 28 37 SE 20 35 28 10 145 F         14
Hobart 14 27 34 ESE 20 35 27 10 105 F         15
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 12 17 42 ENE 5 15 20 6 20 F         4
Taranna 00 20 60 NNE 30 50 23 9 90 F         6
Grove 16 29 35 ESE 15 30 29 10 100 F         14
Geeveston 16 29 35 ESE 20 30 29 9 70 F         14
Southport 14 26 45 ESE 20 35 26 9 70 F         9
  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 13 19 49 NE 10 35 22 6 15 F         3
Liawenee 11 17 39 N 15 35 23 8 60 F         7
Lake St Clair 11 21 33 NNW 5 20 24 6 15 F         5
Butlers Gorge 13 24 31 WNW 5 25 25 6 15 F         6
Western Savage River 13 24 36 NNE 15 40 26 6 10 F         7
Strahan 14 27 48 WSW 15 30 28 6 20 F         5
Hazel Hill 15 25 41 WNW 10 20 25 5 20 F         4
Maydena 16 29 27 W 5 30 29 8 45 F         12
Scotts Peak 14 26 32 NW 5 20 27 6 20 F         7
Warra 17 26 32 W 5 30 26 8 40 F         9

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.