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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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May 4
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
*******************************************************************
Synopsis Everest 0505-0509 summit level

Jet:
A westerly jet over Himalaya with the core just south of ME weakens and
is moving somewhat southwards during Wednesday and Thursday. Then the
jet moves back northwards and will be situated over ME throughout the
period.

Summit:
9000 m: West 25-30 m/s, weakening and turning northwest. From Friday
20-25 m/s. Then somewhat increasing again.

7500 m: West 10-15 m/s. Thursday-Friday northwest and shortly dropping
to 5-10 m/s.

Weather:
A low over Tibet moves eastwards and a trough with some showers will
pass ME on Wednesday. It is follwed by a ridge and mainly dry weather.
However, during Saturday and Sunday a new trough will give showery
conditions once more.

Synopsis Annapurna 0505-0509

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

May 4
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6730   7065   7464   8197   8788   9118
Wind(m/s)  270/05 280/05 270/05 270/06 260/10 260/17 260/23
Temp(C)       -11    -14    -16    -18    -23    -26    -28
Humid(%)       28     21     18     11      4      2      2


May   5
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6138   6733   7067   7462   8188   8774   9102
Wind(m/s)  220/05 250/05 270/06 270/07 260/11 270/18 270/24
Temp(C)       -11    -16    -18    -21    -25    -28    -29
Humid(%)       84     98     94     78     35     15     10


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6133   6730   7065   7464   8194   8784   9114
Wind(m/s)  320/06 340/09 340/09 350/07 290/03 250/07 260/11
Temp(C)       -11    -15    -17    -20    -23    -27    -29
Humid(%)       60     50     50     48     58     57     52



May   6
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6141   6742   7078   7476   8204   8791   9119
Wind(m/s)  000/06 350/07 350/08 340/11 320/14 310/17 300/20
Temp(C)       -10    -15    -18    -22    -26    -29    -30
Humid(%)       25     32     36     35      5      4      4


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6749   7090   7495   8234   8829   9162
Wind(m/s)  000/02 020/03 010/03 350/04 320/08 300/15 300/19
Temp(C)        -8    -12    -15    -18    -24    -26    -27
Humid(%)       10     16     21     27     31     28     25



May   7
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6146   6758   7102   7510   8258   8862   9201
Wind(m/s)  150/02 360/01 290/02 300/05 310/14 310/22 310/27
Temp(C)        -7    -11    -14    -17    -20    -23    -24
Humid(%)       60     39     27     12     14      9      7


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6143   6759   7107   7520   8277   8886   9226
Wind(m/s)  230/04 240/04 270/04 300/06 310/14 310/21 310/25
Temp(C)        -6     -9    -10    -13    -17    -21    -24
Humid(%)       45     20     16     15     12      9     10



May   8
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6147   6762   7108   7520   8277   8885   9225
Wind(m/s)  210/03 240/03 230/05 240/07 270/10 280/17 280/22
Temp(C)        -6    -10    -11    -13    -17    -21    -24
Humid(%)       77     64     38     19     10     10     12


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6146   6761   7107   7520   8277   8885   9225
Wind(m/s)  220/04 250/05 260/08 260/10 280/15 290/22 290/26
Temp(C)        -5     -8     -9    -12    -16    -21    -23
Humid(%)      100     64     14      5      5      9     14



May   9
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6140   6751   7095   7506   8259   8865   9204
Wind(m/s)  290/05 270/03 260/04 270/06 280/14 280/22 280/26
Temp(C)        -8     -9    -10    -12    -17    -21    -23
Humid(%)       40     33     20      6      3      4      7


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6146   6760   7105   7516   8269   8875   9213
Wind(m/s)  230/04 270/05 280/08 280/11 280/18 290/28 290/33
Temp(C)        -5     -8    -10    -12    -17    -21    -24
Humid(%)       97     72     47     20     12      9      7



May  10
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6747   7089   7496   8246   8849   9186
Wind(m/s)  340/09 340/08 330/07 310/07 300/12 290/20 290/27
Temp(C)        -8    -10    -12    -13    -18    -22    -24
Humid(%)       71     48     34     22     17     12      9


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6145   6758   7103   7513   8264   8868   9205
Wind(m/s)  300/05 310/07 310/09 310/11 310/18 300/27 300/32
Temp(C)        -5     -8    -10    -12    -17    -21    -24
Humid(%)       92     69     53     45     38     24     14



May  11
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6138   6746   7088   7493   8238   8837   9173
Wind(m/s)  320/08 320/09 310/10 300/12 290/18 290/26 290/32
Temp(C)        -7    -10    -12    -15    -19    -23    -25
Humid(%)       47     27     19     13      9      6      6








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