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Buckle Island
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Buckle Island Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed night, min -21°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Tue afternoon, gales from the ENE by Wed night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu night, min -15°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (gales from the ENE on Thu morning, moderate winds from the NE by Fri night).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Sun morning, min -21°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Tue night, strong winds from the E by Wed night).

Sunday
2
Monday
3
Tuesday
4
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
20 SSE20
20 ESE20
20 E20
15 ENE15
10 NNE10
10 NNE10
20 ENE20
30 ENE30
50 ENE50
75 ENE75
65 ENE65
70 ESE70
45 NE45
30 NNE30
25 NNE25
30 ENE30
35 E35
35 ESE35
30 SE30
25 SE25
25 SE25
30 SSE30
25 SSE25
25 SE25
40 SE40
30 SE30
15 SE15
clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds some clouds light snow mod. snow light snow mod. snow cloudy some clouds some clouds light snow light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy cloudy some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - 5 6 4 9 - - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-20 -20 -18 -16 -15 -12 -12 -10 -7 -6 -7 -4 -6 -8 -9 -10 -11 -14 -15 -15 -16 -17 -16 -16 -17 -19 -20
Low °C
-20 -21 -21 -17 -16 -14 -13 -11 -10 -7 -10 -12 -8 -9 -10 -10 -12 -15 -15 -15 -17 -18 -17 -17 -18 -20 -21
Chill °C
-30 -30 -27 -24 -21 -19 -22 -21 -19 -18 -19 -15 -16 -17 -18 -20 -22 -26 -26 -25 -26 -28 -27 -26 -30 -31 -29
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
11:02 - - 11:06 - - 11:10 - - 11:12 - - 11:17 - - 11:21 - - 11:23 - - 11:27 - - 11:32 - -
Sunset
- 3:03 - - 3:00 - - 2:56 - - 2:53 - - 2:49 - - 2:47 - - 2:44 - - 2:41 - - 2:37 -

Buckle Island Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Buckle Island is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed night, min -21°C on Mon afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Tue afternoon, gales from the ENE by Wed night).

Buckle Island Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu night, min -15°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (gales from the ENE on Thu morning, moderate winds from the NE by Fri night).

Buckle Island Weather (Days 6-9):

Mostly dryExtremely cold (max -15°C on Sun morning, min -21°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Tue night, strong winds from the E by Wed night).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Buckle Island at the specific elevation of 500 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Buckle Island. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Antarctica.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
PriestleyGlacier
769 km S
1925m alt.
1 hour ago
-48.7° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the WNW
(22 kph at 300).
BaiaTerraNova
882 km S
80m alt.
1 hour ago
-24.1° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the SSE
(24 kph at 130).
DumontDurville
1019 km WSW
43m alt.
1 hour ago
-20.1° C
-
15
Light winds from the E
(15 kph at 100).
40 km
Mid: few
CapeRoss
1106 km S
201m alt.
1 hour ago
-20.8° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 90).
Linda
1315 km S
50m alt.
2 hours ago
-30.8° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Buckle Island and within an acceptable time window.