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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 Sunday 14 February 2016

Issued at 4:35 pm EDT on Saturday 13 February 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 10 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 13 High 22  
North West Coast 16 High 44  
Central North 19 High 59  
North East 16 High 64  
East Coast 18 High 62  
Midlands 20 High 99  
Upper Derwent Valley 21 High 89  
South East 22 High 79  
Central Plateau 13 High 14  
Western 11 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.

Sunday

Showers about the west and south briefly extending to central parts around midday. Fine elsewhere, apart from early showers about the east coast. Fresh to locally strong and gusty westerly winds, easing during the evening.

District Weather Elements
for Sunday 14 February 2016

Issued at 4:35 pm EDT on Saturday 13 February 2016.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >1mm Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 2 25 < 5 W 55 2000
Furneaux Islands 0 5 10 0 W 60 1900
North West Coast 0 3 25 < 5 W 65 2200
Central North 0 4 < 5 0 W 60 2300
North East 0 5 < 5 0 W 65 2200
East Coast 0 4 5 < 5 WNW 65 2400
Midlands 0 4 5 0 WNW 60 2400
Upper Derwent Valley 0 3 25 < 5 W 85 2300
South East 0 4 25 5 W 85 2300
Central Plateau 0 2 40 15 W 65 2300
Western 0 3 75 40 W 70 2200

Detailed District Forecast
for Sunday 14 February 2016

Issued at 4:35 pm EDT on Saturday 13 February 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 10 0     0     0     0    
M 20 100 00 24 0     0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 13 22 12 5 0     0     0    
M 31 100 00 24 46 09 11 0     0    
North West Coast F 16 44 11 9 0     0     0    
M 23 69 00 19 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
Central North F 19 59 11 8 0     0     0    
M 28 100 09 12 19 11 5 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 16 64 12 8 0     0     0    
M 24 77 00 24 9 01 8 0     0    
East Coast F 18 62 11 8 0     0     0    
M 25 99 09 13 14 12 4 0     0    
Midlands F 20 99 11 9 0     0     0    
M 25 100 09 12 15 11 4 0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 21 89 11 9 < 1 NA NA 0     0    
M 32 100 08 14 96 11 8 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 22 80 10 10 3 12 3 0     0    
M 32 96 01 23 58 10 9 < 1 NA NA 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 14 11 8 0     0     0    
M 28 63 08 14 29 11 7 0     0    
Western F 11 5 13 3 0     0     0    
M 11 8 03 13 3 10 6 0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Sunday 14 February 2016

Issued at 4:35 pm EDT on Saturday 13 February 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 13 20 53 WSW 35 60 20 9 105 F         8
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 14 22 53 W 40 80 22 8 110 F         9
North West Coast Marrawah 13 20 49 WSW 40 65 20 10 145 F         11
Smithton Airport 15 21 40 WSW 35 65 21 10 155 F         14
Luncheon Hill 15 19 43 WSW 35 65 19 10 135 F         12
Devonport Airport 16 22 33 W 35 65 22 6 55 F         11
Sheffield 14 21 35 W 35 65 21 5 35 F         9
Central North Low Head 17 22 35 W 40 65 22 8 50 F         16
Launceston 15 24 29 WNW 30 60 24 7 70 F         15
Cressy 15 23 29 WNW 30 55 23 8 100 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
North East Scottsdale 16 22 35 W 30 65 22 9 120 F         14
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 14 22 53 WNW 50 80 23 9 125 F         12
East Coast St Helens 15 24 29 WNW 35 55 24 6 35 F         14
Fingal 16 23 27 W 30 55 23 5 35 F         11
Friendly Beaches 14 25 26 W 35 65 25 5 35 F         13
Orford 13 22 29 W 35 65 22 4 30 F         9
Midlands Ross 14 23 29 WNW 30 55 23 9 120 F         18
Tunnack 14 20 35 W 35 75 20 10 125 F         16
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 15 20 32 W 45 70 20 10 155 F         23
Bushy Park 13 21 35 W 50 80 21 10 160 F         24
Moogara 13 16 48 W 50 80 16 9 90 F         12
Hollow Tree 15 19 34 W 40 80 19 10 160 F         19
  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 13 22 31 WNW 40 70 22 10 150 F         23
Hobart Airport 13 22 31 W 40 65 22 10 155 F         23
Hobart 13 21 33 WNW 45 70 21 10 150 F         23
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 14 12 50 W 65 105 12 5 20 F         8
Taranna 15 21 35 W 45 75 22 8 60 F         17
Grove 14 20 35 W 45 80 20 10 150 F         21
Geeveston 14 19 40 W 50 80 19 10 150 F         19
Southport 13 19 43 W 50 80 19 10 105 F         17
  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 16 13 58 WSW 40 65 14 5 20 F         3
Liawenee 14 13 54 W 45 70 13 7 35 F         6
Lake St Clair 15 14 55 W 45 70 14 6 35 F         5
Butlers Gorge 16 15 48 W 45 75 15 9 70 F         10
Western Savage River 14 18 49 WSW 35 60 18 8 55 F         8
Strahan 14 18 52 W 35 65 18 9 95 F         8
Hazel Hill 15 18 45 W 40 70 18 7 35 F         9
Maydena 16 17 42 W 45 80 17 10 110 F         15
Scotts Peak 14 15 55 W 45 80 16 9 95 F         8
Warra 13 15 55 W 50 80 15 8 60 F         8

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.