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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 25
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0426-0430 summit level

Jet:
A minor southwesterly jet over northeastern India and Bhutan continues
eastward. Then there will be no jet in the area almost throughout the
period. However, on Friday a new minor southwesterly is approaching ME.

Summit:
9000 m: Southwest 10-15 m/s, during Monday north-northwest about 5 m/s.
From Wednesday increasing westerly or southwesterly winds 10-15 m/s.
Very late in the period 20-25 m/s.

7500 m: North-northwest about 5 m/s. From Wednesday increasing westerly
winds, late in the period 10-15 m/s.

Weather:
A low over Tibet is weakening but there will still be risk of occasional
showers on Monday. Then a minor upper ridge passes eastward and Tuesday
should be mainly dry. However, new troughs will follow giving showery
conditions from Wednesday on.


Synopsis Annapurna 0426-0430

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

Apri 25
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6731   7067   7466   8195   8781   9108
Wind(m/s)  310/00 100/02 070/03 060/04 070/07 080/07 080/07
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -18    -21    -25    -29    -32
Humid(%)       64     51     58     72     88     82     82


Apri 26
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6739   7074   7472   8201   8787   9114
Wind(m/s)  090/04 050/03 030/04 030/04 030/04 030/03 040/04
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -18    -20    -25    -29    -32
Humid(%)      100    100    100     99     85     79     75


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6737   7075   7475   8209   8798   9126
Wind(m/s)  010/06 010/07 010/09 010/10 000/07 350/04 340/03
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -16    -19    -24    -28    -31
Humid(%)       82     89     86     76     76     82     85



Apri 27
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6743   7080   7481   8214   8803   9131
Wind(m/s)  040/02 000/05 360/05 350/04 340/05 340/08 350/08
Temp(C)        -9    -15    -17    -19    -24    -28    -31
Humid(%)       64     83     83     96     23      8      8


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6741   7080   7484   8221   8813   9142
Wind(m/s)  190/03 170/04 170/02 180/01 260/03 280/06 280/07
Temp(C)       -10    -13    -15    -17    -23    -27    -30
Humid(%)       83     73     53     40     35     22     20



Apri 28
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6743   7080   7480   8213   8802   9130
Wind(m/s)  180/06 220/04 240/04 240/05 240/07 250/07 250/07
Temp(C)        -9    -14    -16    -18    -23    -28    -30
Humid(%)       99    100     85     51     32     28     21


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6731   7068   7467   8200   8789   9118
Wind(m/s)  250/03 230/05 240/05 250/06 250/06 250/05 260/05
Temp(C)       -13    -14    -16    -18    -23    -27    -30
Humid(%)       87     50     49     43     36     32     31



Apri 29
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6740   7077   7477   8210   8800   9129
Wind(m/s)  190/02 270/02 270/03 260/05 260/06 270/11 270/13
Temp(C)       -10    -14    -16    -19    -23    -27    -29
Humid(%)       90     91     67     78     66     43     44


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6741   7078   7479   8214   8805   9135
Wind(m/s)  200/06 230/05 250/06 250/07 260/09 270/10 270/12
Temp(C)        -9    -13    -15    -17    -22    -26    -29
Humid(%)      100    100     75     54     47     52     55



Apri 30
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6732   7068   7467   8201   8791   9120
Wind(m/s)  250/04 240/04 240/05 240/05 240/06 250/07 250/08
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -16    -18    -22    -27    -29
Humid(%)       24     31     36     35     27     24     24


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6738   7074   7474   8207   8798   9128
Wind(m/s)  230/06 240/06 240/08 240/09 240/12 250/19 250/24
Temp(C)        -9    -14    -15    -18    -22    -26    -28
Humid(%)       95     91     62     52     29     14     16



May   1
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6130   6720   7051   7445   8168   8751   9077
Wind(m/s)  230/09 230/09 230/10 230/11 230/15 230/22 240/28
Temp(C)       -13    -16    -18    -20    -25    -28    -30
Humid(%)       25     57     70     60     72     78     66


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6720   7050   7443   8164   8747   9073
Wind(m/s)  240/07 260/08 260/10 260/13 270/16 260/22 260/27
Temp(C)       -13    -16    -18    -20    -24    -27    -29
Humid(%)       72     25     15     14     23     39     47



May   2
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6130   6719   7049   7441   8159   8736   9058
Wind(m/s)  280/06 290/11 290/14 290/17 290/24 290/30 280/34
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -18    -21    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)       16     17     19     19     14     14     20








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