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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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April 5
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0406--0410 summit level

Jet:
Starting with a minor westerly jet over central India and Bangladesh.
Else no jet in the area. Late in the period a strong northwesterly Jet
is approaching Annapurna and ME.

Summit:
9000 m: Mainly west-northwest 5-10 m/s. From Friday northwest increasing
to 20-25 m/s. On Saturday probably 30-35 m/s.

7500 m: West- north about 5 m/s. From Friday northwest increasing to
15-20 m/s.

ME Weather:
Starting with a ridge over Pakistan and Kashmir. Over ME there is a
minor trough, rather moist conditions with some showers. On Thursday a
low will pass over Tibet with temporarily more widespread precipitation
affecting the major part of Himalaya.  It is followed by a ridge and
mostly dry weather.

Annapurna Synopsis
The same synopsis as for Everest applies for the Annapurna region.
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Table for Mount Everest


April 5
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6730   7065   7462   8190   8774   9100
Wind(m/s)  280/02 280/03 280/04 270/05 260/05 260/06 270/07
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -17    -20    -25    -30    -32
Humid(%)       48     35     32     26     22     20     21


Apri  6
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6732   7065   7460   8184   8766   9090
Wind(m/s)  160/02 220/01 290/01 250/02 270/02 260/04 260/05
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -19    -21    -26    -31    -33
Humid(%)       91    100    100     73     62     41     35


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6726   7059   7454   8178   8760   9085
Wind(m/s)  170/02 160/02 160/03 140/03 110/06 130/05 140/05
Temp(C)       -13    -16    -18    -21    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)      100     89     85     71    100     88     77



Apri  7
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6728   7059   7452   8172   8752   9076
Wind(m/s)  160/04 210/01 350/00 040/01 050/03 010/02 360/02
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -19    -21    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)      100    100    100     93     77     71     56


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6725   7058   7453   8177   8759   9083
Wind(m/s)  280/02 230/01 210/02 230/03 250/02 290/03 300/03
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -17    -20    -25    -30    -32
Humid(%)       85     66     50     47     51     52     57



Apri  8
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6722   7052   7444   8163   8741   9063
Wind(m/s)  190/05 200/04 210/04 220/04 240/03 250/04 240/04
Temp(C)       -13    -17    -19    -21    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)      100    100    100     83     61     57     59


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6718   7048   7439   8156   8733   9056
Wind(m/s)  330/08 330/10 340/11 340/10 320/05 270/01 160/01
Temp(C)       -14    -16    -19    -21    -27    -30    -32
Humid(%)      100     83     63     58    100    100     91



Apri  9
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6725   7055   7445   8160   8735   9056
Wind(m/s)  310/03 310/06 310/09 310/10 300/12 300/15 290/17
Temp(C)       -12    -17    -20    -23    -28    -32    -34
Humid(%)       67     75     79     67     17     13     14


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6725   7056   7448   8164   8741   9064
Wind(m/s)  320/08 310/13 310/15 310/17 310/19 310/20 310/21
Temp(C)       -12    -16    -19    -22    -27    -31    -33
Humid(%)       52     32     29     34     41     37     31



Apri 10
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6130   6722   7053   7446   8165   8743   9067
Wind(m/s)  320/13 310/17 310/19 310/21 300/26 300/31 300/36
Temp(C)       -13    -17    -19    -22    -27    -31    -32
Humid(%)       26     29     23     12      9     11     11


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6137   6736   7071   7469   8199   8787   9115
Wind(m/s)  310/12 320/20 310/23 310/27 320/35 320/41 320/44
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -24    -28    -30
Humid(%)       41     38     39     41     28     21     20



Apri 11
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6135   6737   7074   7475   8207   8795   9123
Wind(m/s)  320/08 310/12 310/14 310/16 300/20 300/25 300/29
Temp(C)       -10    -14    -16    -19    -24    -29    -31
Humid(%)       28     23     19     18     27     33     35


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6745   7086   7489   8226   8817   9147
Wind(m/s)  300/08 300/14 300/17 300/21 310/29 310/34 310/35
Temp(C)        -9    -12    -14    -17    -23    -27    -30
Humid(%)       53     29     22     21     24     27     31



Apri 12
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6739   7077   7478   8211   8799   9126
Wind(m/s)  310/06 310/09 300/11 300/15 300/21 300/27 300/31
Temp(C)       -10    -13    -16    -19    -24    -29    -31
Humid(%)       38     29     28     28     36     45     49

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