Snow Profile - Southern Cairngorms 14/02/2018 11:30:00

Go Back How to interpret snow profiles

SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 14/02/2018 Time: 11:30 Area: Southern Cairngorms Obs: PN/SN
Grid: 145805 Alt: 500m Aspect: 20° Incline: 20°
Location: Above Sean Spittal carpark

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -2.2° Wind Dir: 160° Wind Speed: 25mph Cloud 100%
Precip Code: 6 - Snow Showers Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 110cm
Foot Pen: 50cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -5.4° Summit Wind Dir: 160° Summit Wind Speed: 67mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable + Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable - Avalanche Code: 8800
Comments: Road closed - difficult access. Very poor observation conditions.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 0.5 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 2

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
5 * * 0.75 * *
39 Touchy @39cm * * 0.75 * *
52 Reactive @52cm * * 0.75 * *
88 * * 0.75 * *
100 * * 0.75 * *
105 * * 0.50 * *
110 * * 1.00 * *
Sports Scotland
Met Office
Sponsors
  Feedback

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.