Avalanche forecast for Finnmarkskysten Monday 2021-02-15

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful in areas with windslabs. A persistent weak layer of facets may be triggered.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones where the avalanche problem is present. Remote triggering is possible.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd NB: Identifying the avalanche problem is very difficult.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow beneath a crust

Read more about the avalanche problem
3 - Large
Low additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

2 mm precipitation.
Fresh breeze from northwest.
-13 °C to -8 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

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1 mm precipitation.
Breeze from east.
-7 °C to -4 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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Observations the last 3 days

Finnmarkskysten / D2042(TFFK4) Nordkyn 2015-2020

Snow

15.02.2021 kl. 23:48

217 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

No precipitation -9 °C Kjøllefjord (0moh) kl 23:49 2 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 12 timer.

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

ObsID: 255715

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

15.02.2021 kl. 23:45

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Liten skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Kaldt å lite nedbør. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Melder fint vær.

Weather

Snow -3 °C Skipsfjord (0moh) kl 23:45 2 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn.

Danger Sign

Other danger sign (specify) Andre

ObsID: 255716

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

14.02.2021 kl. 22:38

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Ingen vind snør rett ned. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Melder ikke mye vind kun litt snø..

Weather

Snow -5 °C E69 Hønsa til Nordkapp tunnelen (0moh) kl 22:39 10 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn.

Danger Sign

Large snowfall

ObsID: 255526

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

13.02.2021 kl. 23:18

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Har fått 10 cm med snø. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Ikke mye nedbør i morgen .

Weather

Snow -4 °C Magerøya (0moh) kl 23:18 15 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 2 døgn. Snøfokk siste døgn.

Danger Sign

Recent snowdrift

Large snowfall

ObsID: 255301

Finnmarkskysten / D2042(TFFK4) Nordkyn 2015-2020

Snow

13.02.2021 kl. 19:34

217 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

Snow -4 °C Kjøllefjord (100moh) kl 19:34 5 cm nysnø akkumulert siste døgn.

Danger Sign

Large snowfall

ObsID: 255275

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

12.02.2021 kl. 22:45

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Liten skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Lite snø i fjellan. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Finr vær.

Weather

Snow -6 °C Kokelv til Snefjord (0moh) kl 22:45 5 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 12 timer.

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 255041

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.