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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 7
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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Synopsis Everest 0408--0412 summit level

Jet:
At start no jet in the area. At the end of the week a strong
northwesterly Jet is approaching ME. During weekend northwesterly Jet
over ME.

Summit:
9000 m: First west 5-10 m/s. From Friday northwest increasing to 20-25
m/s. During weekend probably 30-40 m/s.

7500 m: At start varying or southwest, about 5 m/s. From Friday west to
northwest increasing to 15 m/s. During weekend northwest increasing to
20-25 m/s.

Weather:
A minor trough over ME with rather moist conditions and some showers. On
Thursday and Friday a low will pass over Tibet with temporarily more
widespread precipitation affecting the major part of Himalaya. During
weekend  local showers again.

Synopsis Annapurna 0408--0412 summit level

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


Apri 7
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6729   7064   7461   8187   8770   9095
Wind(m/s)  220/02 200/01 070/01 070/03 060/04 030/02 340/02
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -17    -20    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)       87     61     61     67     73     75     61


Apri  8
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6138   6734   7068   7463   8189   8772   9097
Wind(m/s)  170/07 190/04 190/03 190/03 230/01 270/03 270/04
Temp(C)       -10    -15    -18    -20    -25    -29    -32
Humid(%)      100    100     91     69     47     40     44


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6132   6721   7054   7448   8173   8756   9081
Wind(m/s)  250/03 240/04 250/04 250/04 240/03 270/02 280/03
Temp(C)       -13    -15    -17    -20    -24    -29    -31
Humid(%)       78     38     41     47     39     41     46



Apri  9
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6728   7059   7452   8173   8752   9077
Wind(m/s)  340/02 340/05 330/06 320/07 300/07 280/10 280/12
Temp(C)       -11    -16    -18    -21    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)       82    100    100     85    100    100    100


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6134   6732   7068   7465   8191   8774   9099
Wind(m/s)  320/08 320/10 320/10 310/10 300/13 300/17 300/20
Temp(C)       -10    -14    -16    -19    -25    -30    -32
Humid(%)       31     32     36     42     45     28     18



Apri 10
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6739   7073   7470   8197   8782   9108
Wind(m/s)  300/03 300/05 310/07 300/10 290/16 300/24 300/29
Temp(C)       -10    -15    -18    -20    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)       76     97     97     63     29     13     10


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6739   7077   7477   8208   8793   9119
Wind(m/s)  310/09 310/11 300/12 300/13 300/15 290/19 290/22
Temp(C)        -9    -13    -16    -19    -25    -30    -32
Humid(%)       27     32     32     28     22     19     17



Apri 11
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6742   7078   7476   8202   8785   9111
Wind(m/s)  290/09 290/12 300/14 300/17 300/24 300/31 300/37
Temp(C)        -9    -15    -18    -21    -26    -30    -33
Humid(%)       57     75     83     80     54     63     43


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6138   6738   7074   7473   8202   8788   9115
Wind(m/s)  290/08 300/13 300/16 300/19 300/28 310/34 310/37
Temp(C)       -10    -14    -16    -19    -24    -29    -31
Humid(%)       81     67     57     56     66     63     63



Apri 12
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6729   7063   7459   8184   8766   9090
Wind(m/s)  260/07 280/11 280/13 290/17 290/26 290/34 290/36
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -26    -30    -32
Humid(%)       40     45     45     46     49     47     44


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6136   6731   7065   7463   8191   8776   9102
Wind(m/s)  260/08 280/14 280/17 290/21 300/32 300/37 300/39
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -15    -18    -23    -28    -31
Humid(%)       87     53     50     49     42     25     23



Apri 13
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6131   6723   7055   7450   8172   8753   9077
Wind(m/s)  260/10 270/15 270/17 270/20 280/28 280/35 280/36
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -19    -25    -29    -31
Humid(%)       31     37     37     39     52     65     72


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6722   7053   7447   8170   8751   9075
Wind(m/s)  250/10 270/16 280/20 280/25 290/34 290/36 290/37
Temp(C)       -12    -15    -17    -19    -24    -29    -32
Humid(%)       83     67     51     34     29     29     31



Apri 14
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6129   6716   7045   7436   8153   8730   9051
Wind(m/s)  260/10 260/14 270/17 270/21 280/32 280/35 280/35
Temp(C)       -13    -17    -19    -21    -26    -31    -33
Humid(%)       66     77     78     81    100    100     98








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