Avalanche Forecast South Coast

Date Issued: Valid Until:

Avalanche Canada mbender, Avalanche Canada

Avalanche Forecast

Mon Feb. 4th ยท 4:18PM

Alpine

Danger Ratings Moderate

Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Low
Wind Slabs Wind Slabs

Alpine

Danger Ratings Low

Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Alpine

Danger Ratings Low

Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Low
A cold and clear weather pattern will stick around for a few days.

Confidence

High - The weather pattern is stable

Weather Forecast

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

Avalanche Summary

No recent avalanches have been reported in the region.

Snowpack Summary

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.

Problems

Wind Slabs

Wind Slabs

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.

Likelihood

Possible - Unlikely

Expected Size

1 - 1.5