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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 3

Weather Information - Fire Weather Outlook For Day 3

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Wednesday 18 December 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 14 December 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 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 6 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 13 High 14  
Central North 22 High 77  
North East 17 High 30  
East Coast 19 High 81  
Midlands 25 Very High 17  
Upper Derwent Valley 22 High 75  
South East 17 High 23  
Central Plateau 17 High 31  
Western 6 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.

Wednesday

Fine. Light winds tending northeasterly during the morning, shifting westerly in the evening. Afternoon coastal sea breezes. Maximum temperatures reaching high 20's to low 30's through the east and southeast of the state. RH reducing to around 30% across most of the state apart from the north coast and the west. Wind speed around 15-25 km/h, reaching 30-40 km/h across the Midlands and parts of the East Coast.

District Weather Elements
for Wednesday 18 December 2019

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 14 December 2019.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 11 0 W 60 W 65 100
Furneaux Islands 0 11 0 WNW 30 W 55 600
North West Coast 0 10 0 WNW 35 W 65 1100
Central North 0 10 < 5 WNW 35 W 70 1500
North East 0 10 0 WNW 35 W 65 1400
East Coast 0 9 < 5 WNW 35 W 70 1600
Midlands 0 9 < 5 WNW 40 W 70 2200
Upper Derwent Valley 0 8 < 5 WNW 35 W 75 2300
South East 0 7 < 5 WNW 35 W 70 1500
Central Plateau 0 8 < 5 NW 30 W 70 3000
Western 0 9 < 5 NW 40 W 65 1600