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Fire Weather Outlook For Day 2

IDT13132

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Fire Weather Forecast for Tasmania
for Friday 21 January 2022

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

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

Summary

District District FFDI District Rating Percent Coverage Fire Weather Warning
King Island 9 Low-Moderate 100  
Furneaux Islands 7 Low-Moderate 100  
North West Coast 12 High 14  
Central North 19 High 51  
North East 10 Low-Moderate 100  
East Coast 12 High 11  
Midlands 21 High 67  
Upper Derwent Valley 22 High 85  
South East 13 High 18  
Central Plateau 15 High 27  
Western 14 High 43  

* 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.

Friday

Fine and mostly sunny. Hot inland. Easterly winds about the Bass Strait islands. Generally light winds elsewhere, and afternoon sea breezes.

District Weather Elements
for Friday 21 January 2022

Issued at 4:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

District TAL cHaines Prob Rain >5mm 1500m Wind (km/h) 3000m Wind (km/h) Mix Height (m)
King Island 0 9 0 ENE 15 NE 20 800
Furneaux Islands 0 8 < 5 E 15 E 15 1100
North West Coast 0 8 < 5 E 20 ENE 15 1500
Central North 0 7 < 5 ESE 15 E 10 1800
North East 0 7 < 5 ESE 10 ESE 10 1700
East Coast 0 7 < 5 SW 5 SW 5 1700
Midlands 0 7 < 5 E 5 WSW 5 2100
Upper Derwent Valley 0 6 < 5 E 5 W 5 2100
South East 0 8 < 5 SSW 10 WSW 5 1600
Central Plateau 0 6 < 5 E 10 ENE 5 2600
Western 0 7 < 5 ENE 10 ENE 10 2000