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Avalanche warning for region Finnmarkskysten Wednesday 29.05.2024

Danger level 1 - Low avalanche danger

Limited forecasts due to strike.
Generally stable conditions. Be careful in steep terrain where the snow is wet and loose. It could be possible to trigger small wet loose avalanches.
Keep a safe distance to cornices and glide cracks.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Avalanches may release spontaneously on a few steep slopes. Avalanches are relatively harmless to people, but can knock you off balance. Can be dangerous close to terrain traps. (size 1)

Loose snow

Below you can see a description of the current snow cover information and current weather forecast in the mountains. If your observations deviate greatly from what is described here, the warning will not necessarily apply either. Always make your own judgments or stay away from avalanche terrain.

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Tuesday 28. May 2024

Snødekket er stort sett smelteomvandlet og gjennomfuktet. I sørvendte fjellsider er det for det meste bart, spesielt kystnært. Det er stedvis råtten snø rundt framstikkende steiner og svake snøbroer over elver.

Mountain weather

Tuesday 28. May 2024

2 mm precipitation, up to 7 mm in the most exposed areas. Precipitation as rain. Fresh breeze from east. -1 °C to 4 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Wednesday 29. May 2024

No precipitation. Strong breeze from east, changing to breeze from the east during the afternoon. 1 °C to 12 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.


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.

Avalanche risk assessment

Generelt stabile forhold. Temperaturen holder seg varm og snøen tiner fort. Der det er snø og bratt nok, vil det alltid være en viss risiko for skred. Vi er fortsatt i en periode hvor skavlbrudd og glideskred kan forekomme. Unngå områder under synlige glidesprekker og hvor snøen ligger på bratte svaberg.

Vær også obs i bratte heng der det kan bli mulig å løse ut små, våte løssnøskred.
Avalanche danger scale Important information for ski touring
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