Avalanche forecast for Finnmarkskysten Thursday 2021-04-01

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful in lee areas with wind deposited snow, typically behind ridges, ribs and in gullies. Especially where the wind deposited slabs are thin or soft, a slab avalanche is easier to trigger here.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Aviod terrain steeper than 30 degrees with fresh wind slabs.
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

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

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
2 mm precipitation.
Breeze from northwest., change to breeze from the southeast during the evening.
-12 °C to -3 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 100 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

01.04.2021 kl. 23:02

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow kraftig solstråling

Weather

Rain 0 °C Magerøya (0moh) kl 23:02 0 cm nysnø akkumulert siste time.

ObsID: 265119

Finnmarkskysten / Nordkapp

Snow

01.04.2021 kl. 11:00

271 masl

Nsala@NVE (***)

Image Of Avalanche Danger Assessment
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Avalanche Danger Assessment Copyright:  Nsala@NVE

Avalanche Danger Assessment

Våt snø er nokk d mest fremtredende problemet nå pga smelting, men også regn. Med hovedvekt på flakskred og naturlig utløst. Etter min mening er østlig til sydlig vendte sider, mest utsatt. Selv om vestlig vendt ofte er vanligere

ObsID: 265060

Finnmarkskysten / D2003(CLA10) Nordkapp 2016-2021

Snow

31.03.2021 kl. 20:39

14 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

Much water in the snow regn på snø

Quick temperature change

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.

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 (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

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..

ObsID: 264648

Finnmarkskysten / D2042(TFFK4) Nordkyn 2015-2020

Snow

29.03.2021 kl. 14:51

217 masl

drift@svv (**)

Danger Sign

No signs observed

Weather

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

ObsID: 264612

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.