Veleka Ridge
Weather Forecast, Antarctica

 

Days 0-3 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu afternoon, min -8°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Tue night, near gales from the SW by Thu morning).

Days 3-6 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Fri afternoon, min -11°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSW on Sat night, gales from the SW by Mon morning).

Days 6-9 Veleka Ridge Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu morning, min -9°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Tue morning, light winds from the W by Wed night).

Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
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
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
15 WSW15
10 S10
10 NNW10
25 WSW25
40 SW40
35 WSW35
60 SW60
50 SW50
35 WSW35
30 WSW30
35 W35
50 WSW50
60 WSW60
55 WSW55
60 SW60
30 SW30
45 SW45
55 SW55
70 SW70
65 WSW65
55 WSW55
65 WSW65
60 WSW60
55 WSW55
55 WSW55
35 SW35
20 NW20
some clouds clear clear clear some clouds light snow cloudy clear some clouds cloudy light snow light snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs light snow some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 1 - - - - 1 2 - - 1 - - 1 1 - 4 1 - - - - 1
High °C
-6 -6 -7 -5 -4 -3 -1 0 -1 -2 -1 -2 -5 -6 -8 -6 -6 -3 -3 -3 -3 -6 -7 -8 -6 -6 -1
Low °C
-7 -6 -8 -6 -4 -4 -2 -1 -2 -2 -1 -3 -5 -7 -11 -7 -7 -7 -3 -3 -5 -6 -7 -9 -7 -6 -5
Chill °C
-12 -10 -11 -14 -13 -11 -10 -8 -9 -9 -8 -11 -16 -17 -16 -15 -16 -13 -13 -13 -12 -17 -19 -20 -16 -15 -9
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
-6-6-7-5-4-3-10-1-2-1-2-5-6-8-6-6-3-3-3-3-6-7-8-6-6-1-3-3-4-3-2-100-1-100-2-4-5-4-3-100-1-1-2-4-4-30
Sunrise
5:28 - - 5:24 - - 5:22 - - 5:18 - - 5:15 - - 5:11 - - 5:09 - - 5:05 - - 5:01 - -
Sunset
- 8:06 - - 8:08 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:17 - - 8:21 - - 8:23 - - 8:27 - - 8:30 -

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
BaseArturoPrat
42 km NE
5m alt.
2 hours ago
0.0° C
partially cloudy
Clouds dissolving.
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 170).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Teniente R Marsh
93 km NE
45m alt.
2 hours ago
-3° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 10).
Low: broken
FreiChi-base
93 km NE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-3.2° C
State of sky unchanged.
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 10).
30 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Teniente Jubany
104 km ENE
4m alt.
2 hours ago
-2.6° C
-
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 270).
32 km
Mid: overcast
Bernardo O'Higgins (Antarctica)
138 km ESE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
-1.1° C
clear
Clear skies.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 100).
30 km
Mid: clear

* 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.