Clouds

Whistler Weather forecast

A weak onshore flow over the South Coast today will give mainly cloudy skies and scattered flurries to the region. On Thursday a strong Pacific system will move onto the South Coast. On Saturday the low will and move eastward into the Interior leaving a somwewhat unstable airmass over the South Coast in its wake.



Current Conditions

Condition:Cloudy
Temperature:-5.7°C
Pressure / Tendency:101.6 kPa / rising
Visibility:24 km
Humidity:88%
Dew Point:-7.3°C
Wind Speed:calm

Today:Cloudy. A few flurries beginning early this afternoon. High minus 2.

Tonight:A few flurries ending after midnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Temperature steady near minus 2.

Thursday:Periods of snow ending late in the evening then cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers. Snowfall amount 5 to 10 cm. Temperature steady near minus 1.

Friday:Rain. Low zero. High plus 2.

Saturday:Periods of rain. Low zero. High plus 2.

Sunday:Cloudy. Low zero. High plus 1.

Monday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 2. High zero.

Tuesday:Periods of snow. Low minus 3. High zero.

Historical Data
Yesterday Max:-3.5°C
Min:-8.1°C
Precip.:0.0 mm
Normals Max:-1°C
Min:-7°C
Today Sunrise:8:11
Sunset:16:18

Alpine Today..Mainly cloudy with scattered flurries.
Snowfall accumulation trace to 2 cm.
Alpine high minus 6.
Freezing level at the valley bottom.
Mountain top winds light becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon.
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    Lull in the pacific

    Whistler Weather forecast

    Not much weather is expected through the week as a ridge of high pressure will remain anchored over the BC Interior, a strong temperature inversion that was present for the last few days has moved off.

    The ridge will give way to a weak front from the Pacific on Tuesday. The front will spread flurries through Wednesday.

    A ridge of high pressure will rebuild and provide drier conditions on Thursday.











    Alpine this morning
    -1.4C at the roundhouse
    -4C up top with a light north wind

    Today..Sunny.
    Alpine high minus 2.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds light and variable.

    Condition:Clear
    Temperature:-9.1°C
    Pressure / Tendency:102.4 kPa / rising
    Visibility:24 km
    Humidity:84%
    Dew Point:-11.3°C
    Wind Speed:calm

    Today:Sunny. High minus 2. Tonight:A few clouds. Low minus 8.

    Monday:Sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the afternoon. High minus 3.

    Tuesday:Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 6. High minus 2.

    Wednesday:Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Low minus 3. High zero.

    Thursday:A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 3. High minus 1.

    Friday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 3. High minus 1.

    Saturday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 3. High minus 1.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:-1.5°C
    Min:-7.5°C
    Precip.:0.0 mm
    Normals Max:-1°C
    Min:-7°C
    Today Sunrise:8:11
    Sunset:16:16
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    Cold air /clear

    Whistler Weather forecast

    After 42cm in 48hrs the mountains received a nice dump of fresh snow just in time for the holidays.

    A ridge of high pressure in the upper atmosphere will build over the BC coast through the later part of the week. The ridge will deflect the storm track to the north and maintain dry conditions. However, the cold air mass will begin to moderate so that temperatures approach normal by Saturday.












    Current Conditions
    Observed at: Whistler Mountain 933 metres 7:00 AM PST Tuesday 22 December 2009

    Temperature:-5.9°C
    Pressure / Tendency:101.6 kPa / rising
    Humidity:97%
    Dew Point:-6.4°C
    Wind Speed:calm

    Today:A mix of sun and cloud. Temperature steady near minus 7.

    Tonight:Cloudy. Temperature steady near minus 10.

    Wednesday:Clearing in the morning. High minus 4.

    Thursday:Sunny. Low minus 7. High minus 3.

    Friday:Sunny. Low minus 6. High minus 2.

    Saturday:Cloudy. Low minus 5. High zero.

    Sunday:Cloudy. Low minus 3. High plus 2.

    Monday:Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1. High plus 2. Historical Data

    Yesterday Max:1.2°C
    Min:-1.3°C
    Precip.:15.0 mm
    Today Sunrise:8:09
    Sunset:16:12


    Today..A mix of sun and cloud.
    Alpine temperature steady near minus 9.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds northerly 10 to 20 km/h.
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    Some clearing for Saturday

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A cold front will move across the South Coast today spreading precipitation throughout the region. Precipitation will taper off this evening as the front moves eastward. A ridge of high pressure will build along the coast on Friday giving generally dry conditions for Saturday.

    A slow moving low pressure system is forecast to approach the South Coast on Sunday and Monday bringing precipitation.

    A ridge of high pressure build over BC Interior on Tuesday bringing clear skies.

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    Musical Bumps










    Current Conditions

    Temperature:3.0°C
    Pressure / Tendency:100.0 kPa / falling
    Humidity:100%
    Dew Point:2.9°C
    Wind Speed:E 2 km/h

    Today:Snow changing to rain early this morning and ending late this afternoon then cloudy. Rainfall amount 5 mm. Temperature steady near zero.

    Tonight:Cloudy. Clearing overnight. Low minus 5.

    Saturday:Sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the evening then snow. High minus 2.

    Sunday:Snow. Low minus 6. High zero. Monday:Rain. Low zero. High plus 3.

    Tuesday:Sunny. Low minus 7. High minus 4.

    Wednesday:Sunny. Low minus 6. High zero.

    Thursday:Sunny. Low minus 5. High plus 1.

    Special Avalanche warning south coast

    The Canadian Avalanche Centre is issuing a Special Avalanche Warning for the South Coast region from Friday Dec 18 to Sunday Dec 21. The special avalanche warning applies only to backcountry areas of BC’s South Coast Mountains.

    Approximately 35-50 cm of “upside-down” snow is bonding poorly to a variety of previous snow surfaces... Link to CAA----->>
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    Return of the Pacific storms

    Whistler Weather forecast

    After a fairly prolonged cold snap for the last couple weeks, a retutrn to winter snows.

    A moist frontal system combined with a cold arctic airmass will bring snow and wind tonight most likely the main snow will fall to the south of the region. (Mt. Baker)
    Outflow winds through the valley bottoms thru late tonight.

    8 pm Monday

    Tuesday. Another system will cause freezing levels to rise and precipitation to reintensify Tuesday evening.

    A moist southwesterly flow aloft will direct a series of systems towards the BC coast through the extended forecast period. Timing of the systems in this pattern is somewhat problematic however warmer and wetter conditions are generally expected as freezing levels rise to near 1200 metres.

    Temperature:-12.5°C
    Pressure / Tendency:100.0 kPa / falling
    Humidity:89%
    Wind Chill:-16 D
    ew Point:-13.9°C
    Wind Speed:SW 5 km/h

    Tonight:Snow. Amount 10 cm. Temperature rising to minus 7 by morning.

    Tuesday:Snow. Amount 5 cm. Temperature steady near minus 5.

    Tuesday night:Snow at times heavy. Amount 10 to 15 cm. Temperature steady near minus 5.

    Wednesday:Snow. High plus 2.

    Thursday:Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Low plus 1. High plus 3.

    Friday:Periods of rain. Low plus 1. High plus 4.

    Saturday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries mixed with rain showers. Low zero. High plus 2.

    Sunday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 2. High plus 1.


    Alpine Tonight..Snow beginning early this evening.
    Snowfall accumulation to near 10 cm.
    Alpine temperature rising to minus 9.
    Freezing level valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds southerly 30 to 50 km/h.
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    Chance of flurries

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A northwesterly flow will maintain cold conditions through this weekend. A weak arctic front is forecast to arrive late overnight with a chance of flurries late tonight and Sunday. The first Pacific frontal system brings significant snow on Tuesday. Another system on Wednesday will bring more snow.

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    Alpine Sunday..Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries.
    Snowfall accumulation trace to 2 cm.
    Alpine temperature steady near minus 14.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds light.

    Current Conditions
    Observed at: Whistler Mountain 933 metres 5:30 PM PST Saturday 12 December 2009

    Temperature:-8.0°C
    Pressure / Tendency:100.0 kPa / falling
    Humidity:89%
    Dew Point:-9.5°C
    Wind Speed:calm

    Sunday:Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries. Temperature steady near minus 11.

    Sunday night:Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries in the evening. Temperature steady near minus 14.

    Monday:A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. High minus 8.

    Tuesday:Snow. Low minus 8. High minus 3.

    Wednesday:Rain. Low minus 3. High plus 5.

    Thursday:Periods of snow mixed with rain. Low plus 1. High plus 4.

    Friday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries mixed with rain showers. Low zero. High plus 3.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:-5.2°C
    Min:-12.7°C
    Today Sunrise:8:02
    Sunset:16:10
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    Sun / Increasing cloud

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A sustained northerly flow from a strong arctic ridge will continue through tommorow, and it looks like the arctic air is leaving. Some high cloud will proceed the arrival of a weak system which is expected to bring flurries Saturday and snow on Sunday.

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    Creekside Current Condition

    Temperature:-9.9°C
    Pressure / Tendency:102.2 kPa /
    Humidity:86%
    Dew Point:-11.9°C W
    ind Speed:calm
    Forecast Issued: 4.00 PM PST Wednesday 9 December 2009

    Tonight:Clear. Low minus 13.

    Thursday:Sunny. High minus 8.

    Thursday night:A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness near midnight. Low minus 13.

    Friday:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. High minus 7.

    Saturday:Flurries. Low minus 9. High minus 5.

    Sunday:Snow. Low minus 7. High minus 6.

    Monday:A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 10. High minus 5.

    Tuesday:Periods of snow. Low minus 7. High minus 3.

    Another day in Whistler











    Historical Data Yesterday
    Max:-4.5°C
    Min:-14.7°C
    Normals Max:0°C
    Min:-6°C
    Today Sunrise:7:59 Sunset:16:10
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    Sun

    Whistler Weather forecast

    On more full day of sun, and some slightly warmer tempuratures...A sustained northerly flow along the eastern flank of a strong arctic ridge will ensure the continuation of cold and dry conditions through Thursday.

    5 day trend..Friday some high cloud will herald the arrival of a weak system which is expected to bring flurries Saturday and periods of snow on Sunday.

    Whistler Creekside
    Current Conditions

    Temperature:-12.1°C
    Pressure / Tendency:100.0 kPa /
    Humidity:91%
    Dew Point:-13.3°C
    Wind Speed:calm

    Today:Cloudy. Clearing this morning. High minus 7.

    Tonight:Cloudy periods. Low minus 13.

    Thursday:Sunny with cloudy periods. High minus 8.

    Friday:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 14. High minus 7.

    Saturday:Periods of snow. Low minus 9. High minus 5.

    Sunday:Snow. Low minus 7. High minus 6. Monday:A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 10. High minus 5.

    Tuesday:Periods of snow. Low minus 7. High minus 3.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:-4.5°C
    Min:-14.7°C
    Normals Max:0°C
    Min:-6°C
    Today Sunrise:7:59
    Sunset:16:10

    Alpine Today..Sunny.
    Alpine high near minus 15.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds northeast 25 km/h.
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    Arctic air

    Whistler Weather forecast

    Arctic front to bring gusty winds and colder temperatures...


    A high pressure ridge building down from Yukon will result in strong cold Arctic outflow near coastal inlets and valleys for the next few days. Over the north coast northerly winds will rise to as high as 80 km/h by Sunday night with cold wind chill near minus 20 possible. The alpine will see the really cold air start to invade Sunday night with -20c temps and severe windchiils.

    A strong arctic ridge of high pressure is building in over the region and will usher in a period of sunny but cold conditions. Cold, dry outflow conditions will persist through the Friday next week, Wednesday and Thursday look very frigid as the arctic ridge continues to build over the interior.

    Whistler Creekside
    Current Conditions
    Observed at: 7:15 PM PST Friday 4 December 2009

    Temperature:-1.4°C
    Pressure / Tendency:102.7 kPa /
    Humidity:51%
    Wind Chill:-4
    Dew Point:-10.2°C
    Wind Speed:SSE 8 km/h

    Tonight:Clear. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h late this evening. Low minus 14.

    Saturday:Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning. High minus 11.

    Saturday night:Clear. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h after midnight. Low minus 20.

    Sunday:Sunny. High minus 10.

    Monday:Sunny. Low minus 14. High minus 8.

    Tuesday:Sunny. Low minus 14. High minus 8.

    Wednesday:Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 11. High minus 5.

    Thursday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 10. High minus 6.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:-0.5°C
    Min:-5.6°C
    Precip.:0.0 mm
    Today Sunrise:7:53
    Sunset:16:11
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    Sunny skies

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A ridge of high pressure will give cool, clear weather to the south coast Tuesday. A weakening front will bring isolated flurries to the area on Friday. Sunny skies are expected to come back on Saturday in the wake of the front.

    Alpine Today..Sunny.
    Alpine high minus 5.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds east 20 km/h becoming light in the morning.



    Whistler Creek at 7am

    Temperature:-2.7°C
    Pressure / Tendency:102.6 kPa /
    Humidity:63%
    Wind Chill:-6
    Dew Point:-8.8°C
    Wind Speed:SE 8 km/h

    Today:Clearing early this morning. High zero.

    Tonight:A few clouds. Low minus 9.

    Wednesday:Sunny with cloudy periods. High minus 3.

    Thursday:A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 10. High minus 3.

    Friday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 6. High minus 3.

    Saturday:Sunny. Low minus 10. High minus 3.

    Sunday:Sunny. Low minus 7. High minus 2. Monday:Sunny. Low minus 9. High minus 3.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:7.0°C
    Min:-1.1°C
    Normals Max:1°C
    Min:-5°C
    Today Sunrise:7:49
    Sunset:16:13
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