Snow Profile - Southern Cairngorms 10/02/2018 11:45:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 10/02/2018 Time: 11:45 Area: Southern Cairngorms Obs: PN/SN
Grid: 131793 Alt: 890m Aspect: 50° Incline: 30°
Location: Carn Aosda Coire

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -1.4° Wind Dir: 240° Wind Speed: 2mph Cloud 70%
Precip Code: 0 - None Drift(Y/N): N Total Snow Depth: 85cm
Foot Pen: 10cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -1.7° Summit Wind Dir: 247° Summit Wind Speed: 18mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable - Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable - Avalanche Code: 0
Comments: Started to drift again at summit level around 1pm as the wind speed increased.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 1.5 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 3

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
1 * * 1.00 * *
20 * * 0.50 * *
20 * * 0.00 * N/A
33 * * 0.75 * *
39 * * 0.75 * *
70 * * 0.75 * *
72 * * 1.00 * *
77 * * 2.00 * N/A
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