Avalanche forecast for Finnmarkskysten Friday 2021-04-02

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

At higher elevations, be aware in steep areas with with slabs. The danger also increases during the day in steep and sunexposed terrain.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Wet surface: Move gradually away from the fall line when skiing on large slopes to avoid to be caught by small sluffs you or someone else in your group release while skiing.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Dry surface: 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
High additional load
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
1 - Small
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

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.

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0 mm precipitation.
Calm/light breeze from southwest.
-15 °C to -4 °C at 700 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

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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 (***)

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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 (**)

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

Weather

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

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

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.