Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Ashburton Coast fire weather district
Issued at 3:19 pm WST on Friday 19 January 2024.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:

Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, and
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For Saturday 20 January:
Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Ashburton Coast

Weather Situation
Very hot and dry conditions combined with fresh southerly winds and a fresh to strong west to southwesterly sea breeze will lead to elevated fire dangers on Saturday.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to

Fire Danger Ratings and Bans