Avalanche bulletin - Northern West fjords

  • Thu Dec 13

    Moderate danger
  • Fri Dec 14

    Moderate danger
  • Sat Dec 15

    Moderate danger

Little snow in mountains, wet due to thaw.

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

Avalanche problems in the area

Snow layers and snow cover

There is not much snow left by the seaside, however, more snow is found inland. The snow is wet due to thaw, but the weather will cool a bit on Friday.

Recent avalanches

Some small wet avalanches fell in Kirkjubólshlíð in warm weather on Turesday.

Weather forecast

Continuing warm temperatures on Thursday. A bit cooler on Friday and a little precipitation is possible. On Saturday it will be warmer again.

Forecast made: 12 Dec 20:27 GMT. Valid until: 14 Dec 21:00 GMT.

Avalanche Danger Scale

Very high


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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