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Fire Weather Forecast

IDT13130

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Monday 10 May 2021

Issued at 4:10 pm EST on Sunday 9 May 2021.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 3 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 5 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 5 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 2 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 north and west, extending statewide during the morning then easing and contracting to the west, south and the northeast later in the afternoon. Snowfalls to around 900 metres in the south from late afternoon. Strong and gusty northwesterly winds, shifting southwesterly and moderating during the late morning and afternoon.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 10 May 2021

Issued at 4:10 pm EST on Sunday 9 May 2021.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 2 70 SW 40 SW 45 1200
Furneaux Islands 0 2 45 WNW 65 WNW 75 1600
North West Coast 0 5 60 SSW 40 WSW 45 1200
Central North 0 2 40 WNW 50 WNW 55 1200
North East 0 1 55 WNW 60 W 65 1500
East Coast 0 2 40 WNW 75 W 75 1500
Midlands 0 2 30 WNW 70 W 75 1600
Upper Derwent Valley 0 1 35 NW 75 WNW 90 1800
South East 0 2 40 NW 75 WNW 95 1900
Central Plateau 0 1 60 SSW 40 WSW 55 1800
Western 0 1 75 NW 85 WNW 90 1800

Detailed District Forecast
for Monday 10 May 2021

Issued at 4:10 pm EST on Sunday 9 May 2021.

  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 3 0     0     0     0    
M 16 47 00 5 0     0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 7 0     0     0     0    
M 24 100 00 17 9 09 7 0     0    
North West Coast F 3 0     0     0     0    
M 14 21 00 5 0     0     0    
Central North F 3 0     0     0     0    
M 17 29 00 14 < 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 5 0     0     0     0    
M 20 40 00 17 1 04 2 0     0    
East Coast F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 19 87 00 23 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
Midlands F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 15 83 00 12 0     0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 16 99 00 11 < 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
South East F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 18 75 00 24 1 03 2 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 3 0     0     0     0    
M 14 28 00 16 0     0     0    
Western F 2 0     0     0     0    
M 14 21 00 5 0     0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Monday 10 May 2021

Issued at 4:10 pm EST on Sunday 9 May 2021.

  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 00 16 68 NW 30 40 15 7 40 F NW 30 45 04-08 3
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 10 18 59 WNW 35 50 18 8 55 F         5
North West Coast Marrawah 00 16 68 NNW 35 50 15 7 35 F NW 35 50 04-08 3
Smithton Airport 15 11 71 SSW 35 50 16 8 55 F         3
Luncheon Hill 15 9 71 SSW 35 45 13 4 10 F         1
Devonport Airport 00 13 82 NW 35 55 16 9 80 F NW 40 55 06-10 2
Sheffield 15 13 72 SSW 20 30 14 7 40 F         2
Central North Low Head 03 18 64 NW 55 80 18 8 55 F NW 55 80 06-10 7
Launceston 11 15 82 NW 30 45 17 10 125 F         2
Cressy 12 16 77 NW 30 40 17 10 145 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
North East Scottsdale 15 14 82 WNW 20 25 15 8 55 F         2
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 10 18 59 NW 45 60 18 8 60 F         7
East Coast St Helens 11 17 63 NW 30 45 17 8 55 F NW 30 45 10-14 4
Fingal 11 16 59 WNW 20 30 17 9 80 F WNW 20 30 09-13 4
Friendly Beaches 11 18 59 NW 35 50 19 8 50 F         5
Orford 10 18 56 NW 25 35 18 8 65 F         5
Midlands Ross 11 15 72 NW 30 40 15 10 140 F         3
Tunnack 10 15 59 NW 25 35 15 9 90 F         4
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 15 12 47 WSW 15 25 16 10 140 F         5
Bushy Park 04 16 55 NW 30 40 16 10 145 F NW 30 40 04-08 6
Moogara 03 11 76 NW 30 40 11 10 135 F NW 30 40 04-08 3
Hollow Tree 14 11 54 WSW 15 20 14 10 140 F         4
  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 09 17 55 NW 30 40 17 10 150 F         7
Hobart Airport 15 12 54 SW 30 40 17 10 110 F         6
Hobart 07 17 55 NNW 40 55 17 10 135 F NW 45 60 05-09 8
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 15 1 93 WSW 35 50 7 10 145 F         1
Taranna 14 13 51 SW 30 45 15 8 40 F         5
Grove 15 12 47 WSW 20 30 15 10 100 F         6
Geeveston 00 14 58 NNW 30 45 16 8 45 F NW 30 40 03-07 4
Southport 15 10 53 WSW 30 45 15 7 40 F         4
  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 4 100 SSW 25 35 9 4 0 F         0
Liawenee 11 10 76 WNW 25 35 10 7 30 F         2
Lake St Clair 15 5 75 SW 20 25 11 4 10 F         1
Butlers Gorge 15 6 75 SW 20 25 11 6 15 F         1
Western Savage River 15 8 76 S 20 30 14 4 0 F         1
Strahan 00 13 88 NNW 40 55 15 6 15 F NW 40 55 03-07 1
Hazel Hill 01 12 88 NNW 45 65 13 6 10 F NW 40 55 03-07 2
Maydena 02 13 62 NW 30 45 13 9 70 F WNW 30 45 04-08 4
Scotts Peak 00 11 82 NW 45 65 13 6 5 F WNW 40 55 03-07 2
Warra 00 11 76 NW 30 45 12 6 10 F WNW 25 35 03-07 2

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.