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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 9
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Everest forecast - From SMHI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
*******************************************************************
Synopsis Everest 0510-0514 summit level

Jet:
A westerly jet over Northern Pakistan-Kashmir-Tibet is moving southwards
and will be situated almost over ME from Monday on.

Summit:
9000 m: About west 20-25 m/s, from Monday 25-30 m/s. In the middle of
the week at times 30-35 m/s, but at Friday decreasing to 20-25 m/s from
west-northwest.
7500 m: West-northwest mainly 15-20 m/s.

Weather:
A trough associated with a low over Tibet will pass ME during
Sunday-Monday giving quite a lot of showers. It is followed by somewhat
drier conditions but there is still a risk of some local showers.

Monsoon:
The monsoon will be rather stationary mainly south of Sri Lanka over
Indian Ocean.

Synopsis Annapurna 0510-0514

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

May 09
06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6146   6767   7117   7532   8290   8899   9239
Wind(m/s)  260/05 270/07 270/09 280/11 280/15 280/22 280/26
Temp(C)        -3     -6     -8    -11    -16    -21    -23
Humid(%)       35     28     28     33     53     85     99


May  10
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6149   6767   7114   7527   8283   8891   9229
Wind(m/s)  240/04 270/06 270/09 270/12 270/18 280/27 280/30
Temp(C)        -4     -8    -10    -12    -17    -21    -24
Humid(%)       80     51     27     24     35     55     68


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6144   6761   7109   7522   8277   8883   9222
Wind(m/s)  260/06 270/08 270/11 270/13 280/19 280/27 280/30
Temp(C)        -5     -7     -9    -12    -17    -21    -24
Humid(%)       31     15      8      3      1      2      2



May  11
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6149   6764   7109   7518   8270   8877   9215
Wind(m/s)  230/03 270/05 290/07 270/11 280/18 290/25 290/29
Temp(C)        -4     -9    -11    -13    -17    -21    -23
Humid(%)       54     71     63     22      3      2      2


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6144   6759   7105   7516   8271   8877   9215
Wind(m/s)  280/04 290/06 290/08 290/10 290/15 290/22 290/26
Temp(C)        -5     -7     -9    -12    -17    -21    -23
Humid(%)       60     29     17      9      6      3      3



May  12
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6149   6764   7107   7514   8261   8864   9202
Wind(m/s)  220/03 270/03 300/06 280/09 290/15 290/30 290/36
Temp(C)        -3     -8    -11    -14    -18    -21    -23
Humid(%)       50     68     75     72     46     12     11


06pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6142   6754   7098   7508   8260   8864   9201
Wind(m/s)  260/05 270/06 280/07 280/09 280/15 280/24 280/30
Temp(C)        -5     -8    -10    -12    -17    -21    -23
Humid(%)       65     53     50     40     22     17     16



May  13
06am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6147   6758   7100   7505   8250   8851   9188
Wind(m/s)  230/04 250/06 280/07 280/10 280/16 280/29 280/35
Temp(C)        -4     -9    -12    -14    -18    -21    -23
Humid(%)       58     78     82     64     31      8      7


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6144   6752   7094   7501   8249   8853   9190
Wind(m/s)  300/03 320/08 320/09 310/09 290/12 290/19 290/24
Temp(C)        -5     -9    -10    -12    -16    -20    -22
Humid(%)       93     90     70     60     49     37     29



May  14
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6139   6745   7086   7490   8234   8833   9169
Wind(m/s)  340/10 350/08 340/06 300/04 280/11 280/18 280/24
Temp(C)        -7    -10    -12    -15    -19    -22    -24
Humid(%)       34     28     27     26     21     18     13


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6146   6759   7103   7510   8253   8850   9185
Wind(m/s)  350/04 340/09 340/10 340/12 320/13 300/15 290/19
Temp(C)        -4     -8    -11    -14    -20    -24    -25
Humid(%)       53     43     38     33     55     46     31



May  15
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6142   6752   7094   7499   8243   8842   9178
Wind(m/s)  000/02 360/04 340/05 330/06 270/06 260/10 260/12
Temp(C)        -6    -11    -13    -15    -20    -23    -25
Humid(%)       16     19     23     30     53     55     49


12pm UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6146   6760   7105   7514   8262   8862   9198
Wind(m/s)  180/03 250/02 290/03 310/06 300/08 280/10 280/12
Temp(C)        -4     -8    -10    -13    -19    -22    -25
Humid(%)      100     96     95     96     90     78     59



May  16
12am UTC  Base   C1     C2     C3     C4     Summit1Summit2

Level(m)     6142   6753   7096   7504   8250   8848   9182
Wind(m/s)  350/09 350/11 340/11 330/12 310/14 300/20 300/24
Temp(C)        -6    -10    -12    -14    -20    -24    -26
Humid(%)       39     28     23     22     18     13     12








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