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Fire Weather Forecast

IDT13130

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Sunday 28 February 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 27 February 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 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 4 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 4 Low-Moderate 100  
Central North 8 Low-Moderate 100  
North East 4 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 5 Low-Moderate 100  
Midlands 8 Low-Moderate 100  
Upper Derwent Valley 8 Low-Moderate 100  
South East 6 Low-Moderate 100  
Central Plateau 4 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.

Sunday

Possible showers about the north, extending throughout during the afternoon. Fine otherwise. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.

District Weather Elements
for Sunday 28 February 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 27 February 2021.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 6 < 5 WNW 35 WNW 35 1400
Furneaux Islands 0 5 0 WNW 10 W 15 1600
North West Coast 0 2 < 5 N 10 NW 25 1800
Central North 0 1 0 NW 10 NW 20 2000
North East 0 1 < 5 W 10 WNW 15 1900
East Coast 0 1 < 5 WSW 10 WNW 15 1900
Midlands 0 1 0 W 10 WNW 15 2100
Upper Derwent Valley 0 1 < 5 WNW 10 NW 20 2200
South East 0 3 < 5 W 15 NW 20 1800
Central Plateau 0 1 < 5 NNW 10 NW 20 2200
Western 0 2 < 5 NW 15 NW 25 2000

Detailed District Forecast
for Sunday 28 February 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 27 February 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 5 0     0     0     0    
M 6 0     0     0     0    
Furneaux Islands F 4 0     0     0     0    
M 4 0     0     0     0    
North West Coast F 4 0     0     0     0    
M 6 0     0     0     0    
Central North F 8 0     0     0     0    
M 7 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 4 0     0     0     0    
M 6 0     0     0     0    
East Coast F 5 0     0     0     0    
M 5 0     0     0     0    
Midlands F 8 0     0     0     0    
M 6 0     0     0     0    
Upper Derwent Valley F 8 0     0     0     0    
M 5 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 6 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
Central Plateau F 4 0     0     0     0    
M 4 0     0     0     0    
Western F 2 0     0     0     0    
M 4 0     0     0     0    

Location Forecasts at Time of Maximum Forest Fire Danger
for Sunday 28 February 2021

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Saturday 27 February 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 13 21 56 WNW 10 15 21 8 50 F         4
Furneaux Islands Flinders Island Airport 11 21 56 WSW 5 10 23 9 75 F         4
North West Coast Marrawah 14 21 64 NE 15 20 21 8 40 F         3
Smithton Airport 11 20 68 NE 15 25 21 8 60 F         3
Luncheon Hill 11 18 68 NNE 5 10 21 7 55 F         2
Devonport Airport 13 21 56 NNW 10 15 22 8 50 F         4
Sheffield 12 19 56 NNW 5 10 21 7 30 F         3
Central North Low Head 15 18 73 NNW 15 20 20 8 40 F         2
Launceston 15 24 41 NNW 10 15 24 9 70 F         8
Cressy 16 23 41 N 10 15 24 9 90 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 19 60 WNW 5 10 21 7 30 F         2
Larapuna/Eddystone Point 11 20 60 SE 5 10 21 8 50 F         3
East Coast St Helens 12 20 60 E 5 10 21 7 40 F         2
Fingal 14 22 46 NE 5 10 23 9 65 F         5
Friendly Beaches 11 20 56 SSE 10 15 22 8 40 F         4
Orford 12 20 56 E 5 10 21 8 55 F         3
Midlands Ross 14 22 43 NNW 5 10 24 9 105 F         6
Tunnack 14 20 46 WSW 5 10 22 10 100 F         6
Upper Derwent Valley Ouse 14 24 38 ESE 5 10 25 10 145 F         8
Bushy Park 15 24 38 NE 5 10 26 10 150 F         8
Moogara 16 20 53 SSE 5 10 20 10 145 F         4
Hollow Tree 15 22 43 SSE 5 10 23 10 130 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
South East Campania 14 22 43 S 5 10 24 10 150 F         7
Hobart Airport 13 20 53 SSE 5 10 22 9 95 F         4
Hobart 13 20 56 ESE 5 10 22 10 125 F         4
Kunanyi/Mount Wellington 15 12 76 ESE 5 10 13 6 15 F         1
Taranna 14 20 53 ESE 5 10 22 8 60 F         4
Grove 14 23 41 SSE 5 10 23 9 135 F         7
Geeveston 14 23 44 S 5 10 24 9 80 F         6
Southport 13 21 53 SSE 5 10 21 8 60 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 13 15 63 NNW 5 10 17 6 20 F         2
Liawenee 12 16 51 NNE 5 10 18 7 30 F         3
Lake St Clair 15 18 52 WSW 5 10 20 2 15 F         1
Butlers Gorge 12 17 59 W 5 10 19 5 15 F         2
Western Savage River 11 18 64 NNW 5 10 20 5 30 F         1
Strahan 13 20 56 SSW 10 15 21 3 20 F         1
Hazel Hill 15 19 60 WSW 10 15 19 4 15 F         2
Maydena 14 21 46 WSW 10 15 22 8 60 F         5
Scotts Peak 15 20 53 W 10 15 22 2 0 F         1
Warra 14 20 53 W 5 10 20 3 5 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.