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Avalanche forecasts

Avalanche conditions

Little snow in mountains. Some snowfall in mountains might be expected on Thursday and Friday.
Written by a specialist at 07 Dec 15:07 GMT

Forecast for selected areas

Northern Westfjords

Low danger

There is very little snow in the mountains at the moment. NE strong wind in the forecast for Thursday with precipitation in Strandir area, most likely snow in the mountains and rain or sleeth at sea level. There is less precipitation in the forecast for the area south of Ísafjarðardjúp, but some snow might fall in mountains.
Valid from: 07 Dec 16:00 GMT - Valid until: 09 Dec 14:00 GMT

Tröllaskagi

Not available

Information not available

East fjords

Low danger

Little snow below 500 m a.s.l.. Snowbanks above 500 m a.s.l. that have gone through melt freeze cycle. Some snowfall might be expected in mountains on Friday, but it will most likely be rain or sleeth at sea level.
Valid from: 07 Dec 16:00 GMT - Valid until: 09 Dec 14:00 GMT

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

Some rain in the forecast for Thursday and Friday, with snowfall in mountains.
Written by a specialist at 07 Dec 15:10 GMT


Avalanche Danger Scale

The bulletin uses the international Public Avalanche Danger Scale.
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About the bulletin

IMO issues an avalanche bulletin Monday, Wedenesday and Friday at 16:00 GMT for three selected areas.

Safe backcountry travel requires training and experience. You control your own risk by choosing where, when and how you travel.

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