Mount Foster
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Mount Foster Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed afternoon, min -16°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Mon night, near gales from the NNW by Wed afternoon).

Days 3-6 Mount Foster Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed night, min -14°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the NW on Wed night, light winds from the SSE by Sat afternoon).

Days 6-9 Mount Foster Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Wed afternoon, min -15°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Sun morning, strong winds from the SSW by Tue night).

Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tue
18
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 AM PM
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 W30
40 WSW40
35 WSW35
25 W25
30 W30
35 W35
50 NW50
35 NW35
35 NW35
75 NW75
45 WNW45
45 WNW45
35 WNW35
35 NNW35
40 NNW40
45 ENE45
30 E30
10 SSE10
15 WNW15
10 WNW10
10 WSW10
20 WSW20
30 SW30
20 SSW20
25 SSW25
40 SSW40
40 SSW40
snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow light snow light snow cloudy cloudy cloudy clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 1 - - - - 8 1 2 8 - - - - 3 20 4 1 - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-15 -14 -14 -13 -13 -11 -9 -8 -7 -7 -13 -13 -13 -11 -9 -9 -11 -11 -11 -12 -13 -14 -15 -14 -13 -12 -11
Low °C
-16 -15 -14 -14 -14 -12 -11 -10 -8 -13 -14 -14 -14 -13 -9 -10 -11 -11 -12 -12 -13 -15 -15 -14 -14 -13 -12
Chill °C
-26 -26 -26 -23 -23 -22 -20 -18 -18 -19 -25 -25 -23 -23 -19 -20 -21 -16 -17 -17 -19 -22 -26 -23 -23 -23 -23
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 50 300 300 350 550 150 150 0 100 300 250 150 250 150 100 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-15-14-14-13-13-11-9-8-7-7-13-13-13-11-9-9-11-11-11-12-13-14-15-14-13-12-11-11-11-10-10-10-9-5-5-4-3-9-9-10-8-5-6-7-7-7-8-9-10-11-10-9-9-8-3-4-4-4-4-3-1-101-2-2-3-2-1-1-2-1-1-2-3-3-4-4-3-3-3
Sunrise
- 3:03 - - 3:02 - - 3:00 - - 3:00 - - 3:00 - - 2:59 - - 2:59 - - 2:58 - - 2:58 -
Sunset
- - 11:01 - - 11:04 - - 11:06 - - 11:07 - - 11:09 - - 11:10 - - 11:13 - - 11:14 - - 11:15

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Foster at the specific elevation of 2105 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Foster. 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
SHIP1571
109 km E
3m alt.
2 hours ago
4.1° C
ASCAT300E63S
146 km E
15m alt.
2 hours ago
12
Light winds from the NNW
(12 kph at 150.5).
- km
Base Arturo Prat
156 km ENE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
0.6° C
partially cloudy
Light rain and snow.
22
Moderate winds from the NNW
(22 kph at 340).
4.0 km
Mid: overcast
ASCAT299E62S
185 km NNE
15m alt.
2 hours ago
20
Moderate winds from the NW
(20 kph at 124.4).
- km
Great Wall
203 km ENE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
0.7° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
36
Fresh winds from the NW
(36 kph at 320).
1.2 km
Mid: overcast

* 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 Mount Foster and within an acceptable time window.

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