Veleka Ridge
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed afternoon, min -5°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon night, near gales from the N by Wed night).

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 Fri afternoon, min -12°C on Sun afternoon). Mainly gales.

Days 6-9 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Wed night, min -14°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Tue night, severe gales from the NE by Wed night).

Sunday
19
Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wed
22
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
light snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
Wind km/h
20 N20
20 WNW20
20 WNW20
25 NNE25
30 NNW30
25 N25
60 N60
25 WNW25
15 WNW15
30 W30
35 WNW35
45 NNE45
45 NNE45
20 SW20
30 WSW30
30 W30
40 ENE40
25 ESE25
20 WSW20
35 SW35
35 SW35
35 WSW35
25 WSW25
20 WSW20
15 N15
45 NE45
65 NE65
light snow snow shwrs clear snow shwrs light snow cloudy light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs light snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow mod. snow mod. snow some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds cloudy
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 1 - 4 3 - 5 1 - - - 1 5 3 6 3 4 6 6 - - - - - - - -
High °C
-3 -4 -5 -2 -2 -1 -1 -3 -4 -5 -5 -3 -3 -5 -8 -8 -7 -11 -10 -11 -12 -13 -12 -10 -7 -6 -5
Low °C
-3 -5 -5 -5 -2 -2 -2 -4 -5 -6 -6 -4 -4 -7 -10 -11 -9 -12 -12 -12 -13 -14 -13 -11 -9 -6 -6
Chill °C
-9 -10 -11 -10 -9 -8 -10 -10 -9 -11 -13 -13 -12 -12 -17 -18 -17 -20 -19 -22 -23 -24 -21 -16 -14 -16 -16
Freezing level m
0 0 0 0 0 50 150 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
-3-4-5-2-2-1-1-3-4-5-5-3-3-5-8-8-7-11-10-11-12-13-12-10-7-6-50-1-300010-1-2-200-1-4-5-4-8-6-8-10-11-10-8-5-4-3
Sunrise
- 8:56 - - 8:52 - - 8:49 - - 8:47 - - 8:44 - - 8:41 - - 8:37 - - 8:33 - - 8:30 -
Sunset
- - 5:15 - - 5:17 - - 5:21 - - 5:23 - - 5:25 - - 5:29 - - 5:31 - - 5:34 - - 5:37

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
ASCAT301E63S
70 km E
15m alt.
3 hours ago
15
Light winds from the NE
(15 kph at 234.5).
- km
FreiChi-base
93 km NE
10m alt.
49 minutes ago
-1.3° C
light snow
Continuous light snow.
22
Moderate winds from the N
(22 kph at 350).
1.2 km
Mid: overcast
Teniente R Marsh
93 km NE
45m alt.
49 minutes ago
-1° C
light snow
Light snow.
22
Moderate winds from the N
(22 kph at 350).
Mid: overcast
Teniente Jubany
104 km ENE
4m alt.
49 minutes ago
1.2° C
-
33
Fresh winds from the NW
(33 kph at 320).
32 km
Mid: overcast
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
138 km ESE
10m alt.
49 minutes ago
-1.6° C
clear
Clear skies.
26
Moderate winds from the E
(26 kph at 100).
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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.