Snow Profile - Glencoe 12/02/2018 12:20:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 12/02/2018 Time: 12:20 Area: Glencoe Obs: PM
Grid: 257507 Alt: 924m Aspect: 90° Incline: 31°
Location: Meall a Bhuiridh

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -3.1° Wind Dir: 250° Wind Speed: 5mph Cloud 100%
Precip Code: 6 - Snow Showers Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 120cm
Foot Pen: 30cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -6.0° Summit Wind Dir: 225° Summit Wind Speed: 25mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable + Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable + Avalanche Code: 8800
Comments: Field shears tests show touchy failures

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 1.1 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 2

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
0 * * 1.00 * *
15 * * 1.00 * *
19 * * 1.00 * *
21 * * 1.00 * *
29 touchy failure * * 1.00 * *
58 * * 1.00 * *
77 * * 2.00 * N/A
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