Avalanche forecast for Finnmarkskysten Wednesday 2021-03-31

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

Showers will result in local differences in new snow amount and danger level within the region. Avoid areas with fresh storm slabs. Wet avalanches can occur when the sun comes out.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Wet surface: Avoid slopes steeper than 35 degrees with wet loose snow and runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Dry surface: Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees with new snow and runout zones during and after the snowfall until the new snow has stabilized.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

New snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Widespread steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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1 - Small
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

3 mm precipitation.
Breeze from south., change to breeze from the northwest during the afternoon.
-4 °C to -2 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 300 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
9 mm precipitation, up to 20 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from northwest.
-4 °C to -2 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 200 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

31.03.2021 kl. 20:39

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

Rain 2 °C Skipsfjord (0moh) kl 20:39 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 3 timer.

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Mye regn. Minkende skredfare neste døgn: Melder kaldere.

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow regn på snø

Quick temperature change

ObsID: 264974

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

30.03.2021 kl. 20:53

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

No precipitation -2 °C 889 (0moh) kl 20:53 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste time.

ObsID: 264801

Finnmarkskysten / Porsanger

Snow

29.03.2021 kl. 22:43

190 masl

Johan@obskorps (***)

Image Of Avalanche Activity
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  Johan@obskorps Comment:  Biter av sørvendt skavl brekker av i solen
ObsID: 264657

Finnmarkskysten / Porsanger

Snow

29.03.2021 kl. 22:39

294 masl

Johan@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  Johan@obskorps Comment:  Bilde tatt mot øst. Viser Snøfordeling med snø I sørvendte heng .

Snow Cover

ObsID: 264653

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

29.03.2021 kl. 22:17

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

No precipitation -1 °C Nordvågen (0moh) kl 22:17 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste time.

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Liten skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Ingen nedbør natte frost. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn: Stabilt vær..

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 264648

Finnmarkskysten / D2042(TFFK4) Nordkyn 2015-2020

Snow

29.03.2021 kl. 14:51

217 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

No precipitation 0 °C Oksevågdalen (100moh) kl 14:51

Danger Sign

No signs observed

ObsID: 264612

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

28.03.2021 kl. 22:41

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Weather

Rain -2 °C E69 (0moh) kl 22:41 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste 12 timer.

Avalanche Danger Assessment

2 Moderate Moderat skredfare (vurdert fra veg). Natte frost å lite nedbør. Uforandret skredfare neste døgn.

Danger Sign

Quick temperature change

Much water in the snow regn på snø

ObsID: 264492

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.