Avalanche Forecast South Coast
Monday 4th February 2019
A cold and clear weather pattern will stick around for a few days.
High - The weather pattern is stable
TUESDAY: Mix of sun and cloud, light northeast wind, alpine temperature -11 C WEDNESDAY: Mix of sun and cloud, light northwest wind, alpine temperature -10 C.THURSDAY: Mainly cloudy with possible isolated flurries, Light northwest wind, alpine temperature -8
No recent avalanches have been reported in the region.
In the alpine, 40-60 cm of recent new snow has buried either a crust or heavily wind affected old snow. At the tree line elevation and below 5-10 cm of snow falling Saturday and Sunday sits on a supportive crust. Below the surface the snowpack is well-settled and strong.
Possible - Unlikely
1 - 1.5
Wind shifting from south to north has created windslabs on a variety of aspects at upper elevations.
Stay alert to changing conditions with elevation.Be careful with wind loaded pockets, especially near ridge crests and roll-overs.
Aspects: North, North East, East, South East, South, North West.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.