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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 26 September 2016

Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 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 3 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 5 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 5 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 4 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 6 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Western 4 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

Morning showers about the northeast. Showers developing in the west late morning, then clearing in the evening. Possible afternoon showers elsewhere. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.

District Weather Elements
for Monday 26 September 2016

Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >1mm Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 3 70 15 NW 25 900
Furneaux Islands 0 4 5 < 5 W 10 1200
North West Coast 0 4 60 10 NW 15 900
Central North 0 5 10 < 5 NW 15 1200
North East 0 5 15 < 5 NW 15 1300
East Coast 0 4 15 < 5 NW 15 1500
Midlands 0 5 10 < 5 NNW 15 1300
Upper Derwent Valley 0 5 10 < 5 NW 15 1500
South East 0 4 5 < 5 NW 15 1400
Central Plateau 0 4 45 < 5 NW 10 1300
Western 0 3 45 5 NW 15 1100

Detailed District Forecast
for Monday 26 September 2016

Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 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 3 0     0     0     0    
M 3 0     0     0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 11 8 00 3 0     0     0    
North West Coast F 4 0     0     0     0    
M 2 0     0     0     0    
Central North F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 9 < 1 NA NA 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 4 0     0     0     0    
M 5 < 1 NA NA 0     0     0    
East Coast F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 11 5 13 4 0     0     0    
Midlands F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 6 0     0     0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 4 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
South East F 6 0     0     0     0    
M 11 7 14 5 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 5 0     0     0     0    
M 4 0     0     0     0    
Western F 4 0     0     0     0    
M 2 0     0     0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Monday 26 September 2016

Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 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 09 13 72 NW 25 30 14 6 15 F         2
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 11 14 55 WSW 25 20 14 7 30 F         4
North West Coast Marrawah 15 13 62 NW 25 25 13 6 15 F         2
Smithton Airport 09 12 67 N 15 15 14 6 15 F         2
Luncheon Hill 10 10 62 NNW 15 20 11 6 10 F         2
Devonport Airport 12 13 54 NNW 20 15 14 6 10 F         3
Sheffield 10 11 47 NNW 10 10 12 6 5 F         3
Central North Low Head 15 13 62 NW 25 25 13 6 10 F         2
Launceston 13 16 39 NNW 15 15 16 7 35 F         6
Cressy 13 14 44 N 15 15 14 6 20 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
North East Scottsdale 12 14 55 NNW 15 10 14 6 15 F         3
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 14 15 51 NE 15 15 15 7 35 F         4
East Coast St Helens 13 15 51 ENE 15 15 16 7 35 F         4
Fingal 12 13 51 NNE 10 15 15 8 45 F         3
Friendly Beaches 12 16 39 E 20 15 16 7 35 F         6
Orford 13 15 44 ENE 20 20 16 6 15 F         4
Midlands Ross 15 15 33 N 15 20 15 7 30 F         7
Tunnack 11 11 43 NNW 5 10 13 6 15 F         3
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 15 16 34 ESE 5 10 16 8 55 F         6
Bushy Park 15 16 36 ESE 10 10 16 7 35 F         5
Moogara 14 12 44 NE 5 10 12 7 40 F         3
Hollow Tree 15 14 36 SE 5 10 15 8 50 F         5
  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 16 39 ESE 10 15 16 8 50 F         6
Hobart Airport 15 15 48 E 30 30 16 8 60 F         6
Hobart 14 16 42 ESE 15 15 16 7 35 F         5
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 15 6 61 ENE 10 15 6 5 5 F         1
Taranna 13 12 50 N 15 15 15 8 45 F         4
Grove 14 16 34 E 5 10 16 7 40 F         5
Geeveston 15 16 36 E 15 15 16 8 50 F         7
Southport 13 16 45 ESE 20 25 16 7 25 F         5
  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 11 8 53 NW 5 10 8 5 0 F         1
Liawenee 12 9 34 NNW 10 15 9 6 10 F         4
Lake St Clair 11 9 43 NW 5 10 11 6 10 F         3
Butlers Gorge 12 10 40 WNW 5 15 11 6 15 F         3
Western Savage River 10 12 50 NW 15 20 12 6 15 F         3
Strahan 10 14 51 WNW 20 25 14 6 15 F         3
Hazel Hill 11 14 47 NW 20 25 15 6 10 F         4
Maydena 12 13 33 NW 5 10 15 7 30 F         5
Scotts Peak 12 12 44 NW 10 20 13 6 15 F         3
Warra 14 12 35 W 5 10 12 6 10 F         4

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.