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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 12 December 2016

Issued at 4:23 pm EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 16 High 44  
Furneaux Islands 5 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 10 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 7 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 15 High 50  
Midlands 16 High 64  
Upper Derwent Valley 17 High 75  
South East 11 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 13 High 13  
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.

Monday

Mostly sunny. North to northwesterly winds. Afternoon coastal sea breezes about the southeast.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 12 December 2016

Issued at 4:23 pm EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >1mm Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 9 0 0 W 55 1100
Furneaux Islands 0 9 < 5 0 WNW 40 1100
North West Coast 0 8 < 5 < 5 NW 45 1400
Central North 0 8 < 5 0 WNW 45 1400
North East 0 9 < 5 0 NW 50 1400
East Coast 0 8 < 5 0 WNW 40 1700
Midlands 0 8 < 5 0 WNW 35 1900
Upper Derwent Valley 0 6 < 5 0 WNW 20 2000
South East 0 6 < 5 0 WNW 35 1900
Central Plateau 0 7 < 5 0 NW 30 2000
Western 0 8 < 5 0 NW 45 1900

Detailed District Forecast
for Monday 12 December 2016

Issued at 4:23 pm EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

  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 16 44 14 5 0     0     0    
M 6 0     0     0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 10 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
North West Coast F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 12 12 11 4 0     0     0    
Central North F 10 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
M 21 69 11 10 < 1 NA NA 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 7 1 13 2 0     0     0    
M 18 59 11 12 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
East Coast F 15 50 13 6 0     0     0    
M 17 33 11 9 0     0     0    
Midlands F 16 64 13 6 0     0     0    
M 24 70 11 11 8 14 5 0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 17 75 14 7 0     0     0    
M 14 46 14 10 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 11 7 14 4 0     0     0    
M 15 34 12 6 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 13 13 14 6 0     0     0    
M 14 34 12 11 0     0     0    
Western F 8 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
M 15 22 10 13 < 1 NA NA 0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Monday 12 December 2016

Issued at 4:23 pm EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

  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 34 WNW 25 40 25 8 50 F         13
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 12 20 64 NE 15 35 21 7 40 F         3
North West Coast Marrawah 13 19 56 NNE 30 55 20 7 30 F         5
Smithton Airport 12 18 59 NE 25 45 20 7 35 F         4
Luncheon Hill 12 19 49 NNE 20 50 21 4 5 F         3
Devonport Airport 14 19 56 N 20 30 20 6 25 F         3
Sheffield 14 20 46 NNW 20 40 20 7 40 F         6
Central North Low Head 15 15 72 WNW 20 30 16 7 30 F         2
Launceston 14 22 43 NNW 30 50 23 7 35 F         8
Cressy 14 22 41 NNW 35 55 22 5 30 F         7
  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 11 18 56 NNW 15 40 21 3 10 F         1
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 11 16 68 NNW 20 35 18 7 30 F         2
East Coast St Helens 14 23 38 NNW 30 55 23 5 10 F         7
Fingal 14 25 26 NNW 25 60 25 7 35 F         15
Friendly Beaches 16 25 28 NW 30 65 25 7 30 F         16
Orford 16 24 34 N 20 55 24 8 40 F         11
Midlands Ross 15 24 36 NW 45 65 24 8 60 F         18
Tunnack 16 23 29 WSW 20 55 23 7 40 F         11
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 15 27 26 W 25 50 27 8 40 F         18
Bushy Park 16 27 26 W 25 55 27 8 55 F         18
Moogara 16 22 35 W 25 55 22 8 50 F         11
Hollow Tree 16 25 28 W 25 60 25 8 50 F         16
  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 26 32 SSW 20 55 26 8 50 F         13
Hobart Airport 15 23 47 S 30 50 23 8 60 F         9
Hobart 12 22 38 ESE 15 30 22 8 45 F         8
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 23 8 39 N 45 75 15 5 0 F         6
Taranna 13 21 46 ESE 20 35 22 8 50 F         7
Grove 16 24 34 WSW 15 50 24 7 35 F         9
Geeveston 14 24 31 WNW 20 35 24 7 30 F         11
Southport 12 18 52 E 10 30 19 7 30 F         3
  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 19 40 NNW 25 45 19 4 15 F         4
Liawenee 13 18 37 NNW 25 55 20 5 15 F         6
Lake St Clair 14 21 33 NW 30 55 21 6 10 F         10
Butlers Gorge 14 21 35 WNW 25 55 21 6 20 F         8
Western Savage River 14 22 38 N 25 50 22 3 0 F         4
Strahan 17 23 44 NW 25 45 23 5 25 F         5
Hazel Hill 15 22 41 WNW 25 50 22 6 20 F         7
Maydena 14 23 33 WNW 25 45 24 7 35 F         11
Scotts Peak 14 23 33 NW 25 45 23 3 0 F         5
Warra 15 21 38 WNW 25 45 21 6 15 F         7

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.