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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

Weather Information - Fire Weather Outlook For Day 1

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

IDT13131

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Monday 18 February 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 16 February 2019.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 12 High 20  
Furneaux Islands 10 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 13 High 18  
North East 14 High 15  
East Coast 21 High 96  
Midlands 18 High 98  
Upper Derwent Valley 16 High 56  
South East 18 High 49  
Central Plateau 13 High 15  
Western 5 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.

Monday

Showers, easing and contracting to the west and far south in the late afternoon and evening. Maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds turning westerly during the afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 18 February 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 16 February 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 5 < 5 W 60 WNW 110 1800
Furneaux Islands 0 6 < 5 WNW 75 WNW 110 1300
North West Coast 0 2 10 W 55 WNW 120 2000
Central North 0 2 < 5 WNW 65 WNW 120 2100
North East 0 4 < 5 WNW 80 WNW 125 2000
East Coast 0 4 < 5 WNW 65 WNW 120 2300
Midlands 0 3 < 5 WNW 55 WNW 120 2500
Upper Derwent Valley 0 2 < 5 WNW 70 WNW 120 2400
South East 0 2 10 WNW 75 WNW 115 2400
Central Plateau 0 2 20 WNW 55 WNW 120 2500
Western 0 2 45 WNW 70 WNW 110 2300