Avalanche warning for region Finnmarkskysten Saturday 13.03.2021

Danger level 2 - Moderate avalanche danger

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Be careful in lee areas with fresh wind deposited snow. There is also weak snow deep in the snowpack at high elevations. It is unlikely for a skier to trigger these layers, but if it happens avalanches will be large and very dangerous.

Avalanche problems

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury or even kill you (size 2).

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

You can trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches can get large enough to bury a car or destroy a small house (size 3).

Advice

The bulletin is a planning tool and may differ from the actual situation. Always make your own evaluation. To be 100 % avalanche safe, avoid all avalanche terrain.

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Der vinden ikke kommer til, for eksempel i skogen, så er snøen ubunden eller lett vindpåvirket. I høyden og på mer utsatte steder er snøen vindpåvirket, eller det er avblåst til eldre skarelag.

Det finnes flere vedvarende svake lag av kantkorn i forbindelse med skarelag eller ved bakken. Under ca. 200 moh. er det gamle snødekket gjennomfuktet etter mildværet i slutten av februar.

Mountain weather, 12.03.2021

No precipitation. Moderate gale from south, changing to strong breeze from the south during renoon. -16 °C to -11 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Mountain weather, 13.03.2021

Little to no precipitation. Strong breeze from south, changing to breeze from the southeast during the afternoon. -15 °C to -11 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

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