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Issued at 29/08/2015 11:43am. Valid till 31/08/2015 6pm

Ohau

Mountain
Current avalanche advisory
High Alpine

Above 2000 meters

Alpine

1000 to 2000 meters

Sub Alpine

Below 1000 meters

Avalanche Danger Scale
Avalanche Danger Scale
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Primary Avalanche Danger

Dangerous Aspects
high
Danger Rose
2
Highest Danger Rating
Likelihood
indicator
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Certain
Likely
Unlikely
Size
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Largest
Small
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Alpine level
High Alpine: Above 2000m
Alpine: 1000 to 2000m
Low Alpine: Below 1000m
Description:
A moderate Windslab instability could exist above 1800m on terrain near the main divide affected by fresh snowfall and wind.

Secondary Avalanche Danger

Dangerous Aspects
high
Danger Rose
2
Highest Danger Rating
Likelihood
indicator
gauge
Certain
Likely
Unlikely
Size
indicator
gauge
Largest
Small
Trend
indicator
gauge
Increasing
No change
Decreasing
Time of day
clock
Time of day
All day
Alpine level
High Alpine: Above 2000m
Alpine: 1000 to 2000m
Low Alpine: Below 1000m
Description:
Heavy triggers such as bumsliding or side-slipping steep slopes in rain soaked snow could produce loose wet snow avalanches. The Danger is highest on terrain near the divide where there has been more rain .

Recent Avalanche Activity

Recent Avalanche Activity
Nothing new reported.









Current Snowpack Conditions

Current Snowpack Conditions
Generally favourable conditions in the area apart from the risk of shallow windslab build up lee to the N or NE nearer the divide. At lower elevations in places affected by rain surface layers could loosen to the point of instability.

Mountain Weather

Mountain Weather
Cloudy and mild, N or NE winds, precipitation on the divide with the odd spot further east.


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Forecast by Trevor Streat

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