Avalanche bulletin - Northern Westfjords

  • Fri Dec 06

    Moderate danger
  • Sat Dec 07

    Moderate danger
  • Sun Dec 08

    Moderate danger

New snow in the mountains and possibly unstable windslabs high in the mountains.

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

New snow in the mountains. High in the mountains where wind has been stronger it is possible that new windslabs have formed in southerly aspects.

Recent avalanches

No reports of recent avalanches.

Weather forecast

Light variable winds on Friday, but increasing NE-winds over the weekend with some snowshowers and snowdrift in the mountains.

Forecast made: 06 Dec 15:08 GMT. Valid until: 08 Dec 19:00 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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