Veleka Ridge
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Thu afternoon, min -11°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ENE on Wed afternoon, calm by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon morning, min -14°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the E by Mon night).

Days 6-9 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Fri night, min -14°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Thu afternoon, fresh winds from the E by Fri afternoon).

Tuesday
26
Wednesday
27
Thursday
28
Fri
29
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 AM
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
45 ENE45
35 E35
30 SE30
15 SE15
10 S10
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
5 SE5
5 ENE5
5 NNE5
5 N5
10 ESE10
15 SE15
30 ESE30
30 E30
35 E35
40 E40
35 E35
30 ENE30
20 ENE20
15 NE15
10 NNE10
10 N10
10 N10
5 NNW5
10 NNE10
20 ENE20
light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds clear some clouds cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 2
High °C
-10 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9 -9 -10 -11 -11 -11 -12 -12 -11 -10 -11 -12 -13 -14 -13 -12 -11 -10 -9 -9 -6 -6
Low °C
-10 -11 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9 -11 -11 -11 -12 -12 -13 -12 -11 -11 -12 -13 -14 -14 -13 -11 -10 -10 -9 -9 -6
Chill °C
-21 -20 -20 -15 -15 -17 -16 -16 -15 -15 -15 -17 -19 -21 -20 -21 -23 -24 -25 -20 -18 -17 -15 -14 -13 -12 -13
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
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-10-10-10-9-9-9-9-10-11-11-11-12-12-11-10-11-12-13-14-13-12-11-10-9-9-6-6-9-7-7-6-6-6-5-6-8-8-9-10-10-9-9-10-12-13-14-13-11-9-6-5-5-3-3
Sunrise
- - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:37 - - 10:36
Sunset
3:26 - - 3:26 - - 3:27 - - 3:27 - - 3:29 - - 3:29 - - 3:30 - - 3:30 - - 3:32 - -

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
Captain Arturo Prat Base
42 km NE
5m alt.
1 hour ago
-9.4° C
heavy snow
Heavy drifting snow, above eye level.
70
Gales from the ENE
(70 kph at 70).
<100m
Mid: mostly cloudy
Great Wall
92 km NE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-8.7° C
heavy snow
Heavy drifting snow, above eye level.
0.3 km
Mid: sky obscured
Teniente R Marsh
93 km NE
45m alt.
24 minutes ago
-10° C
moderate snow
Blowing moderate snow.
74
Gales from the ESE
(74 kph at 110).
Low: overcast
Frei Chi-base
93 km NE
10m alt.
1 hour ago
-9.5° C
moderate snow
Slight to moderate drifting snow, above eye level.
74
Gales from the E
(74 kph at 100).
0.3 km
Mid: overcast
Bellingshausen
93 km NE
16m alt.
1 hour ago
-8.8° C
heavy snow
Continuous heavy snow.
58
Near gales from the E
(58 kph at 100).
1 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 Veleka Ridge and within an acceptable time window.