Avalanche bulletin - East fjords

  • Sat Nov 28

    Moderate danger
  • Sun Nov 29

    Moderate danger
  • Mon Nov 30

    Moderate danger

Hard old snow in the mountains but snowdrift can occure high in the mountaintops and unstable windslabs may form. Weak boundary between new and old snow can occure on Sunday and Monday.

The avalanche bulletin is at a regional scale. It does not necessarily represent avalanche danger in urban areas.

Avalanche problems in the area

On Sunday and Monday. Possible weak boundary between the new and the old snow.

Snow layers and snow cover

Thaw in the night before Thursday. Little precipitation and snow stabilized with cooling weather on Thursday and Friday. Generally little snow and hard old snow up to 600 m.a.s.l. but wind-drifted snow in mountain tops. Where wind-drifted snow accumulates in steep slopes and gullies there will be unstable windslabs. The forcast predicts snow in mountains on Sunday and weak boundary can be expected between the old and the new snow.

Recent avalanches

No recent avalanche activity recorded.

Weather forecast

Southwesterly winds on Saturday with no precipitation. Changing wind directions on Sunday with precipitation Sunday afternoon with rain in the lowlands and snow and sleet in the mountains. Cools down on Monday with no precipitation.

Forecast made: 27 Nov 17:33 GMT. Valid until: 30 Nov 19:00 GMT.

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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