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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

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

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April 20
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0421-0425 summit level

Jet:
No Jet in the area.

Summit:
9000 m: West-southwest 7-15 m/s. From Saturday increasing
south westerly wind, 15-20 m/s.

7500 m: West, at times southwest, 5-10 m/s. From late Friday increasing.
During weekend southwest 10-15 m/s.

Weather:
Minor troughs are passing, causing some showers. During weekend a low is
deepening over Kashmir, moving southeastwards to ME with continuous
precipitation.


Synopsis Annapurna 0421-0425

In general the same synopsis applies for the Annapurna region. Wind
speed increases about half a day earlier at all levels.
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Table for Mount Everest

Apri 20
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6142   6756   7101   7511   8259   8859   9193
Wind(m/s)  220/04 210/04 220/05 220/05 240/04 280/06 290/07
Temp(C)        -8    -10    -13    -16    -21    -25    -28
Humid(%)       81     46     41     44     65     56     55


Apri 21
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6143   6751   7092   7497   8241   8837   9170
Wind(m/s)  180/04 200/03 220/04 220/06 250/08 260/10 260/11
Temp(C)        -8    -13    -15    -17    -21    -26    -28
Humid(%)       94     89     81     67     50     65     66


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6739   7078   7481   8218   8809   9139
Wind(m/s)  270/02 250/02 270/02 280/03 280/03 280/04 280/04
Temp(C)       -10    -13    -15    -18    -23    -27    -29
Humid(%)       38     23     24     29     30     29     31



Apri 22
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6742   7080   7480   8213   8802   9131
Wind(m/s)  170/02 340/01 310/02 290/02 290/04 280/06 280/08
Temp(C)        -9    -14    -16    -19    -23    -28    -30
Humid(%)       82    100     89     76     70     72     43


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6735   7072   7473   8206   8795   9123
Wind(m/s)  260/04 250/05 250/06 250/06 260/06 260/06 250/05
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -16    -18    -23    -28    -30
Humid(%)       53     39     39     44     44     37     35



Apri 23
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6741   7077   7477   8206   8793   9120
Wind(m/s)  220/04 250/04 260/05 250/07 260/10 260/14 260/16
Temp(C)        -9    -14    -16    -19    -24    -29    -31
Humid(%)       67     64     55     60     25     27     30


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6733   7070   7470   8203   8792   9121
Wind(m/s)  220/06 210/06 210/07 210/07 220/06 240/06 240/08
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -16    -19    -23    -28    -30
Humid(%)       51     56     65     64     58     59     62



Apri 24
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6739   7074   7473   8201   8787   9113
Wind(m/s)  200/08 220/08 220/08 220/08 230/11 230/14 230/15
Temp(C)       -10    -14    -17    -20    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)       89     94     58     66     44     47     53


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6138   6737   7071   7469   8198   8785   9113
Wind(m/s)  200/06 220/05 230/05 230/06 240/09 240/14 240/19
Temp(C)       -10    -15    -17    -19    -24    -28    -30
Humid(%)       98     76     47     33     27     25     27



Apri 25
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6727   7061   7458   8185   8770   9096
Wind(m/s)  210/06 190/08 190/09 200/09 210/10 220/13 220/17
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -18    -20    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)       22     47     56     80     73     70     78


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6733   7067   7463   8192   8779   9107
Wind(m/s)  170/08 200/06 210/04 220/03 220/04 230/08 230/12
Temp(C)       -11    -16    -18    -20    -25    -28    -30
Humid(%)      100    100     91     66     47     30     26



Apri 26
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6726   7060   7457   8185   8772   9100
Wind(m/s)  210/01 190/02 200/02 210/03 220/05 230/08 230/09
Temp(C)       -13    -17    -19    -21    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)       44     41     48     56     67     57     46


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6736   7072   7471   8201   8790   9119
Wind(m/s)  170/06 180/03 210/02 310/02 350/04 350/06 350/06
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -17    -19    -24    -27    -30
Humid(%)      100    100    100    100     70     44     38



Apri 27
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6731   7067   7467   8199   8788   9116
Wind(m/s)  350/02 060/01 040/01 010/02 300/03 300/05 320/04
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -16    -18    -23    -27    -30
Humid(%)       28     18     19     22     33     39     41

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