Snow Profile - Lochaber 09/02/2018 12:35:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 09/02/2018 Time: 12:35 Area: Lochaber Obs: KM
Grid: 195750 Alt: 950m Aspect: 40° Incline: 30°
Location: Aonach Mor: Aonach an Nid

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -5.0° Wind Dir: 240° Wind Speed: 20mph Cloud 60%
Precip Code: 6 - Snow Showers Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 239cm
Foot Pen: 30cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -7.0° Summit Wind Dir: 250° Summit Wind Speed: 25mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable - Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable + Avalanche Code: 4400
Comments: Failures at 11cm (Reactive) and 28cm (Reactive).
Facets observed elsewhere in shallower snowpacks.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 1.0 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 1

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
9 * * 1.00 * *
28 * * 1.50 * *
40 * * 1.00 * *
54 * * 0.50 * *
66 * * 0.50 * *
92 * * 0.50 * *
110 * * 2.50 * N/A
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