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Suunto Kailash User Guide - 2.0

Weather indicators

Suunto Kailash has two weather indicators: weather trend and storm alarm.

The weather trend indicator is displayed as a view in the time display, providing you a quick way to check weather changes.

weather trend view

The weather trend indicator is comprised of two lines forming an arrow. Each line represents a 3-hour period. A change in barometric pressure greater than 2 hPa (0.59 inHg) over three hours triggers a change the direction of the arrow. For example:

weather trend droppingpressure dropping heavily over the last six hours
weather trend steady risingpressure was steady, but rising heavily over the last three hours
weather trend rising droppingpressure was rising heavily, but dropping heavily over the last three hours

Storm alarm

A significant drop in barometric pressure typically means a storm is coming and you should take cover. When the storm alarm is active. Suunto Kailash sounds an alarm and flashes a storm symbol when the pressure drops 4 hPa (0.12 inHg) or more during a 3-hour period.

When a storm alarm sounds, pressing any button ends the alarm. If no button is pressed, the alarm repeats once after five minutes. The storm symbol remains on the display until the weather conditions stabilize (pressure drop slows down).

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