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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 6 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 1 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 5 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 2 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 2 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 5 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 4 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 2 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 1 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 about the west and far south, easing during the afternoon. Snowfalls to around 1000 metres early. Fine elsewhere after patches of morning frost. West to southwesterly winds.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 6 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 0 0 SW 20 SSW 25 1800
Furneaux Islands 0 2 0 WSW 35 SW 55 1900
North West Coast 0 1 < 5 SW 35 SW 35 1700
Central North 0 1 0 SW 25 SW 40 1800
North East 0 3 0 SW 20 SW 50 1900
East Coast 0 3 0 WSW 35 SW 45 1900
Midlands 0 1 0 WSW 40 SW 45 1800
Upper Derwent Valley 0 0 < 5 WSW 45 SSW 55 1800
South East 0 1 < 5 WSW 50 SW 55 1800
Central Plateau 0 0 < 5 WSW 40 SSW 40 1900
Western 0 0 15 WSW 35 SW 45 1800

Detailed District Forecast
for Monday 6 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

  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 1 0     0     0     0    
M 8 0     0     0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 17 100 00 18 0     0     0    
North West Coast F 2 0     0     0     0    
M 13 26 11 7 0     0     0    
Central North F 2 0     0     0     0    
M 8 1 11 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
North East F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 8 2 12 2 0     0     0    
East Coast F 3 0     0     0     0    
M 15 41 00 20 0     0     0    
Midlands F 3 0     0     0     0    
M 14 56 10 7 0     0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 4 0     0     0     0    
M 14 32 10 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
South East F 4 0     0     0     0    
M 17 56 00 23 < 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
Central Plateau F 2 0     0     0     0    
M 13 15 09 6 0     0     0    
Western F 1 0     0     0     0    
M 8 0     0     0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Monday 6 April 2020

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

  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 15 15 55 SW 20 35 16 1 25 F         1
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 11 16 51 WSW 35 55 17 4 75 F         3
North West Coast Marrawah 15 14 63 SW 30 50 15 1 0 F         0
Smithton Airport 12 16 48 SW 25 45 17 3 60 F         2
Luncheon Hill 15 13 54 SW 25 45 13 2 0 F         1
Devonport Airport 11 15 44 SW 25 45 17 3 50 F         2
Sheffield 15 15 44 SW 20 35 15 1 0 F         1
Central North Low Head 15 17 39 WSW 25 40 17 1 5 F         1
Launceston 13 17 39 SSW 10 15 18 2 30 F         1
Cressy 12 14 47 NW 5 15 17 3 55 F         1
  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 15 16 42 SW 15 20 16 1 0 F         1
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 16 17 42 SE 15 20 17 8 40 F         6
East Coast St Helens 13 17 36 S 5 15 17 3 10 F         2
Fingal 15 15 44 WSW 15 20 15 1 10 F         1
Friendly Beaches 15 18 34 SW 30 45 18 2 10 F         3
Orford 15 16 39 WSW 25 45 16 1 0 F         1
Midlands Ross 14 15 41 WSW 20 35 15 3 55 F         2
Tunnack 14 13 47 WSW 30 50 13 4 45 F         3
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 13 15 44 W 30 50 15 6 115 F         5
Bushy Park 13 15 44 W 25 35 15 5 115 F         4
Moogara 13 11 58 WSW 25 40 11 6 110 F         3
Hollow Tree 12 13 51 W 25 45 14 4 130 F         2
  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 12 15 41 W 30 45 16 5 115 F         5
Hobart Airport 13 16 39 W 20 35 16 4 100 F         4
Hobart 14 16 39 W 20 30 16 4 100 F         4
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 15 5 81 WSW 35 55 5 2 0 F         0
Taranna 12 15 41 WSW 35 55 15 3 20 F         3
Grove 12 13 47 W 35 50 14 6 100 F         5
Geeveston 11 12 54 W 30 45 14 3 25 F         2
Southport 11 13 51 WSW 30 50 14 2 5 F         1
  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 15 8 76 SW 30 45 8 1 0 F         0
Liawenee 15 8 66 SW 20 35 8 1 0 F         0
Lake St Clair 15 9 66 WSW 20 35 9 1 0 F         0
Butlers Gorge 15 9 66 WSW 25 45 9 1 0 F         0
Western Savage River 15 12 58 SW 20 40 13 1 0 F         0
Strahan 12 15 55 WSW 25 40 15 3 0 F         2
Hazel Hill 15 11 66 WSW 15 30 12 2 0 F         1
Maydena 13 12 58 W 30 45 12 4 15 F         2
Scotts Peak 15 10 66 W 20 35 11 1 0 F         0
Warra 15 9 71 W 25 45 10 3 0 F         1

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.