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Wind               storm    | hurricane   | Height
m/s   1 5  10 15 | 20 25 30 | 35  40  45  | Base  C1    C2    C3    C4    Summ1 Summit2
Km/h  4 18 36 54 | 72 90 108| 126 144 162 | 6139  6748  7091  7499  8249  8854  9192  m
Kt    2 10 19 29 | 39 49 58 | 68  78  87  | 19009 21007 22132 23471 25932 27917 29025 ft

Daily weather forecasts provided by Explorersweb.com

Sent out daily to us by email, these forecasts are reproduced here.

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April 16
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 04017-0421 summit level

Jet:
A north westerly jet over ME at start. Weakening during the weekend and
moving south. Rest of period no Jet in the area.

Summit:
9000 m: West-northwest 25-35 m/s, during  Saturday decreasing to 10-15
m/s. Sunday maybe variable below 10 m/s. Next week northwest, later on
west, 10-15 m/s.

7500 m: West-northwest 15-20 m/s,  decreasing to 10-15 m/s. During
Sunday variable, next week northwest 5-8 m/s.

Weather:
A couple of minor lows are passing north of ME with precipitation at
times due to a couple of passing troughs over Himalaya. The lows are
followed by a ridge next week with drier weather.


Synopsis Annapurna 0417-0421

In general the same synopsis applies for the Annapurna region.
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Table for Mount Everest

Apri 16
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6748   7090   7495   8236   8830   9161
Wind(m/s)  300/08 300/11 300/12 300/15 300/21 300/26 300/29
Temp(C)        -7    -10    -13    -15    -21    -26    -28
Humid(%)       43     52     54     59     63     68     74


Apri 17
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6143   6749   7088   7490   8227   8820   9151
Wind(m/s)  240/06 270/07 280/09 280/13 280/17 280/25 280/30
Temp(C)        -7    -12    -14    -17    -22    -26    -28
Humid(%)       87     90     74     47     61     87    100


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6737   7074   7474   8209   8799   9127
Wind(m/s)  260/09 260/10 270/12 270/12 270/15 280/19 280/21
Temp(C)       -10    -13    -15    -17    -22    -27    -30
Humid(%)       71     41     30     17      8     12     17



Apri 18
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6731   7062   7455   8175   8756   9081
Wind(m/s)  220/06 240/06 250/06 260/06 260/07 250/08 250/09
Temp(C)       -11    -16    -19    -22    -26    -29    -31
Humid(%)       36     44     46     48     14      7      7


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6728   7062   7459   8184   8768   9093
Wind(m/s)  320/04 350/06 000/08 020/08 020/08 020/08 020/08
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -25    -29    -32
Humid(%)       27     35     41     54     78     68     54



Apri 19
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6742   7079   7478   8209   8795   9121
Wind(m/s)  300/01 330/05 340/07 320/08 320/11 320/13 320/13
Temp(C)        -9    -14    -16    -19    -24    -29    -32
Humid(%)       79     83     81     83     73     71     67


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6749   7090   7495   8233   8825   9155
Wind(m/s)  360/04 010/07 010/08 010/08 360/09 350/10 340/10
Temp(C)        -8    -13    -15    -18    -24    -28    -30
Humid(%)       37     51     60     72     76     65     57



Apri 20
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6146   6759   7102   7510   8252   8847   9178
Wind(m/s)  120/01 000/02 000/03 340/04 320/08 310/09 300/10
Temp(C)        -7    -12    -14    -17    -23    -28    -30
Humid(%)       58     76     72     62     51     64     60


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6145   6757   7100   7506   8250   8846   9179
Wind(m/s)  170/05 210/02 280/02 310/04 310/06 310/08 310/08
Temp(C)        -7    -11    -14    -17    -22    -26    -29
Humid(%)      100     97     98     77     54     36     40



Apri 21
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6745   7087   7493   8234   8829   9160
Wind(m/s)  190/03 170/03 180/02 210/03 240/04 260/06 270/07
Temp(C)        -9    -13    -14    -17    -23    -27    -29
Humid(%)       84     60     50     36     29     35     40


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6748   7088   7493   8234   8830   9162
Wind(m/s)  200/06 220/03 260/03 260/04 260/05 270/05 270/06
Temp(C)        -9    -12    -14    -16    -21    -26    -28
Humid(%)      100    100     76     35     24     25     22



Apri 22
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6734   7070   7471   8204   8794   9122
Wind(m/s)  270/04 260/05 260/06 260/08 250/08 240/08 230/09
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -16    -19    -23    -28    -30
Humid(%)       31     28     28     27     25     22     18


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6138   6735   7069   7467   8196   8784   9112
Wind(m/s)  210/06 250/05 260/07 250/08 260/08 270/10 270/12
Temp(C)       -10    -15    -17    -19    -24    -28    -30
Humid(%)       92     74     45     37     26     22     22



Apri 23
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6725   7058   7454   8180   8763   9088
Wind(m/s)  300/04 310/05 300/05 280/05 270/05 260/04 250/03
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -18    -20    -25    -29    -32
Humid(%)       44     45     42     38     30     28     28

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