Veleka Ridge
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu afternoon, min -12°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Tue morning, stormy winds from the NE by Thu morning).

Days 3-6 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sat morning, min -12°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Fri morning, light winds from the ESE by Sat night).

Days 6-9 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Tue afternoon, min -10°C on Thu afternoon). Mainly fresh winds.

Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
10 WSW10
15 SSW15
25 WSW25
20 NNW20
25 WNW25
50 NNE50
90 NE90
55 NNE55
40 W40
45 W45
60 W60
30 WNW30
30 NE30
35 WNW35
15 WSW15
30 SW30
40 SW40
35 SW35
20 W20
25 W25
20 NNW20
30 N30
30 N30
35 WSW35
15 ESE15
5 SW5
25 SE25
some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds mod. snow light snow mod. snow light snow snow shwrs clear snow shwrs light snow cloudy cloudy light snow mod. snow light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 2 2 1 7 7 4 2 1 - 6 5 8 2 1 - 2 1 - - 4 6 4 4 2
High °C
-11 -11 -10 -4 -4 -5 -3 -1 -1 -6 -7 -5 -3 -5 -7 -10 -11 -8 -5 -5 -5 -4 -3 -7 -7 -7 -7
Low °C
-11 -12 -12 -7 -5 -6 -4 -1 -7 -7 -7 -7 -4 -6 -9 -11 -12 -11 -7 -5 -6 -4 -6 -8 -7 -7 -7
Chill °C
-16 -18 -16 -11 -11 -15 -14 -10 -8 -16 -18 -12 -11 -14 -15 -19 -22 -18 -12 -12 -12 -11 -10 -15 -13 -10 -13
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-11-11-10-4-4-5-3-1-1-6-7-5-3-5-7-10-11-8-5-5-5-4-3-7-7-7-7-8-9-9-2-1-3011-2-3-20-1-3-6-9-7-2-1-2-10-4-4-4-4
Sunrise
8:33 - - 8:30 - - 8:27 - - 8:25 - - 8:22 - - 8:18 - - 8:15 - - 8:11 - - 8:08 - -
Sunset
- 5:34 - - 5:37 - - 5:39 - - 5:43 - - 5:45 - - 5:47 - - 5:50 - - 5:52 - - 5:55 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Veleka Ridge at the specific elevation of 538 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Veleka Ridge. 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
Base Arturo Prat
42 km NE
5m alt.
3 hours ago
-7.9° C
partially cloudy
Clouds developing.
15
Light winds from the ESE
(15 kph at 110).
30 km
Mid: scattered
ASCAT301E63S
76 km ESE
15m alt.
4 hours ago
27
Moderate winds from the WNW
(27 kph at 118.8).
- km
ASCAT300E62S
89 km N
15m alt.
4 hours ago
10
Light winds from the WNW
(10 kph at 121.6).
- km
Great Wall
92 km NE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
-8.4° C
-
7
Light winds from the SE
(7 kph at 160).
40 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
93 km NE
45m alt.
2 hours ago
-7° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 90).
Low: 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 Veleka Ridge and within an acceptable time window.