Avalanche forecast for Finnmarkskysten Friday 2021-01-22

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

Avoid avalanche terrain with wind slabs. Wind slabs are resting on a persistent weak layer and can be easily triggered

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones. Remote triggering is likely.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow beneath a crust

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Widespread steep slopes
Possible

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from southeast.
-21 °C to -15 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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0 mm precipitation.
Moderate gale from southeast.
-22 °C to -18 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

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Observations the last 3 days

Finnmarkskysten / D2042(TFFK4) Nordkyn 2015-2020

Snow

22.01.2021 kl. 12:18

112 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). En del transportsnø draes ut i heng og lader skredløpene langs vegene. Vinden vil øke noe fra samme retning.. FV894 Oksevåg - Sandfjordvatnet er mest utsatt. Økende skredfare neste døgn: Vinden vil øke og transport av snø ut i heng vil vedvare..

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Weather

No precipitation -11 °C Aslakhaugen (200moh) kl 12:24 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 12 timer. Snøfokk siste 12 timer.

ObsID: 251278

Finnmarkskysten / D2042(TFFK4) Nordkyn 2015-2020

Snow

21.01.2021 kl. 23:29

217 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Weather

No precipitation -7 °C Oksevåg (100moh) kl 23:29 5 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 12 timer.

ObsID: 251200

Finnmarkskysten / D2042(TFFK4) Nordkyn 2015-2020

Snow

20.01.2021 kl. 19:25

112 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Large snowfall

Weather

Snow -6 °C Kjøllefjord (100moh) kl 09:25 20 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn.

ObsID: 251043

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.