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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 Saturday 19 January 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Thursday 17 January 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 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 13 High 39  
North West Coast 16 High 64  
Central North 22 High 97  
North East 15 High 82  
East Coast 18 High 83  
Midlands 19 High 99  
Upper Derwent Valley 20 High 88  
South East 19 High 74  
Central Plateau 13 High 16  
Western 11 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.

Saturday

Showers about the west and south, fine elsewhere. Westerly winds, locally fresh and gusty, and afternoon sea breezes in the east.

District Weather Elements
for Saturday 19 January 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Thursday 17 January 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 6 0 SW 45 WSW 50 1300
Furneaux Islands 0 5 0 SW 50 WSW 65 1500
North West Coast 0 5 < 5 WSW 45 WSW 70 1700
Central North 0 4 0 WSW 30 WSW 70 2000
North East 0 4 0 WSW 35 WSW 70 2000
East Coast 0 4 0 W 30 WSW 75 2300
Midlands 0 3 0 W 30 WSW 70 2200
Upper Derwent Valley 0 1 < 5 W 45 WSW 85 2000
South East 0 2 5 W 50 WSW 85 2000
Central Plateau 0 0 < 5 W 40 WSW 80 2000
Western 0 1 10 W 45 WSW 85 1800