Avalanche forecast for Finnmarkskysten Saturday 2021-01-09

Highest danger level per day:
1
Low
Published:

Generally stable conditions, but wind slabs can be present in isolated features. A persistent weak layer of facets is probably present in southern parts, but not causing any problems at the moment

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid steep slopes with fresh wind slabs in combination with terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Poor bonding between layers in wind deposited snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
1 - Small
High additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from southwest.
-18 °C to -13 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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0 mm precipitation.
Strong breeze from southeast., change to moderate gale from the south during the afternoon.
-20 °C to -15 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Clear skies.

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Observations the last 3 days

The bulletin does not include a detailed text about the avalanche conditions. This is only given in Norwegian. Translate it using google translate if you like. The text result will be informative, and most likely amusing

For planning your trip and recognizing avalanche terrain, use maps.

Norway has 1:50 000 maps for the whole country. Maps can be bought at bookstores and sports shops, or printed from the net.

For slope angle maps, download the app Varsom Regobs on App Store | Google Play or see our slope angle map at senorge.no ("helning" means slope angle).

Modelled snowpack and historic and current weather information can be found on the webpage senorge.no. This site uses information from the weather stations and interpolate values from the stations for gridded maps.

Detailed weather forecast can be found online at www.yr.no or www.storm.no. Yr.no is also in English, but the weather in text format is only given in Norwegian.