Snow Profile - Torridon 10/02/2018 11:08:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 10/02/2018 Time: 11:08 Area: Torridon Obs: AC
Grid: 968592 Alt: 736m Aspect: 28° Incline: 40°
Location: Coire an Laoigh, Beinn Eighe

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: 0.2° Wind Dir: 88° Wind Speed: 10mph Cloud 100%
Precip Code: 4 - Light Showers Drift(Y/N): N Total Snow Depth: 111cm
Foot Pen: 15cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -0.5° Summit Wind Dir: 247° Summit Wind Speed: 32mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable - Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable - Avalanche Code: 0
Comments: Reactive fails at 15cm (on graupel size 2) and 23cm (on rounded grains size 1).

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 0.2 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 1

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
8 * * 0.50 * *
25 * * 1.00 * *
34 * * 1.00 * *
45 * * 1.00 * *
50 * * 1.00 * *
58 * * 2.00 * *
75 * * 1.00 * *
83 NTG * * 2.00 * *
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