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Long term forecast forSvolvær, Vågan (Nordland)

Updated at 11:06. Next update around 18:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Gale warning (Skomvaer - Andenes) Ocean and coast

    Thursday southwest up to strong gale force 9, from Thursday evening occasionally gale force 8. Friday afternoon gradually decreasing.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday September 20, 2018 12:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Friday September 21, 2018 18:00
      Danger is over

    ConsequencesLarge waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

    InstructionsIt is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.

  2. Warning sign

    Expected: Gale warning (Skomvaer - Hekkingen) Ocean and coast

    From early Saturday morning northeast near gale force 7. Decreasing late Saturday morning, first in southern part.

    Tidslinje

    1. Saturday September 22, 2018 05:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Saturday September 22, 2018 11:00
      Danger is over

    ConsequencesSea heaps up. Some foam from breaking waves is blown into streaks along wind direction. Moderate amounts of airborne spray.

    InstructionsIt is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.

Long term forecast
Saturday22 September12–18 Sunday23 September12–18 Monday24 September14–20 Tuesday25 September14–20 Wednesday26 September14–20 Thursday27 September14–20 Friday28 September14–20 Saturday29 September14–20 Sunday30 September14–20
Partly cloudy.
Rain.
Partly cloudy.
Rain showers.
Rain.
Rain showers.
Rain showers.
Rain.
Cloudy.
12°
0 mm 4.9 mm 0 mm 2.6 mm 3.7 mm 2.9 mm 2.4 mm 3.2 mm 0 mm
Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east Strong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwest Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-northwest Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south Strong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southeast Strong breeze, 13 m/s from south-southwest Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from north Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwest
  • Rather certain
  • Somewhat uncertain
  • Uncertain

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Detailed long term forecast
Date Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Saturday 22/09/2018 00:00–06:00
Rain.
1.7 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from northeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from northeast
06:00–12:00
Rain showers.
10° 4.2 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-northeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-northeast
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
12° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east
18:00–00:00
Rain.
12° 1.2 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwest
Sunday 23/09/2018 00:00–06:00
Rain.
1.1 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00
Rain.
3.3 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Rain.
4.9 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00
Rain.
4.0 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from northwestNear gale, 14 m/s from northwest
Monday 24/09/2018 02:00–08:00
Rain.
2.4 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from northwestNear gale, 15 m/s from northwest
08:00–14:00
Rain showers.
1.7 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-northwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-northwest
14:00–20:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-northwest
20:00–02:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwest
Tuesday 25/09/2018 02:00–08:00
Rain.
2.5 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from southwest
08:00–14:00
Rain.
3.5 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south
14:00–20:00
Rain showers.
2.6 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south
20:00–02:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from northwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from northwest
Wednesday 26/09/2018 02:00–08:00
Rain showers.
1.9 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwest
08:00–14:00
Rain.
2.3 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwest
14:00–20:00
Rain.
3.7 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southeastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southeast
20:00–02:00
Heavy rain.
6.5 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southwest
Thursday 27/09/2018 02:00–08:00
Rain showers.
3.0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southwest
08:00–14:00
Rain showers.
3.3 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from west-southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from west-southwest
14:00–20:00
Rain showers.
2.9 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from south-southwest
20:00–02:00
Rain showers.
2.3 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from west-southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from west-southwest
Friday 28/09/2018 02:00–08:00
Rain showers.
2.7 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west-northwest
08:00–14:00
Rain showers.
3.4 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-northwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-northwest
14:00–20:00
Rain showers.
2.4 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from northFresh breeze, 9 m/s from north
20:00–02:00
Rain.
2.8 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-southwest
Saturday 29/09/2018 02:00–08:00
Rain.
3.0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west
08:00–14:00
Rain.
3.3 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southeast
14:00–20:00
Rain.
3.2 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
20:00–02:00
Rain.
2.4 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-southwest
Sunday 30/09/2018 02:00–08:00
Rain.
2.8 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-northwest
08:00–14:00
Cloudy.
0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from east
14:00–20:00
Cloudy.
0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwest

The meteorologist’s forecast (in Norwegian)

Friday

Nordland Sørvestlig stiv kuling på kysten, gradvis minkende til frisk bris, først i sør. Regnbyger, fra utpå dagen vesentlig i nord. På Helgeland i kveld omslag til nordøstlig frisk bris på kysten. Regn fra sør.

Bodø - Andenes Sørvest stiv kuling 15 som minker til liten kuling 12 eller frisk bris 10, først i sør. Spredte regnbyger og moderat sikt. Opptil frisk bris 10 av skiftende retning i kveld. Stort sett oppholdsvær og god sikt. Bølgehøyde: Minking til 3,5-4 m. I kveld 2,5-3,5 m.

Saturday

Nordland Nordøstlig liten kuling utsatte steder, lørdag morgen dreiende sørøst, først i sør. Regn fra sør. Fra lørdag ettermiddag stiv og periodevis sterk kuling mellom nordvest og vest, om kvelden kan hende liten storm lengst nord. Regnbyger.

Bodø - Andenes Nordaustlig liten kuling 12. Lørdag morgen dreining til søraust frisk bris 10, først i sør. Regn fra sør. Fra lørdag ettermiddag sørvestlig stiv kuling 15 og periodevis sterk kuling 20, om kvelden kan hende liten storm 22 i Lofoten. Regnbyger. Moderat sikt i regn. Bølgehøyde: 1,5-3 m. Lørdag kveld økning til 3-6 m, høyest utenfor Lofoten.

Sunday

Nordland Nordvest stiv og til dels sterk kuling utsatte steder, utover dagen minkende til liten kuling. Regnbyger, snøbyger over 700-900 meter.

Nordland Nordvest periodevis sterk kuling utsatte steder, natt til søndag kan hende kortvarig liten storm i Salten. Regnbyger, snø over ca 700-900 moh.

Probability forecast for Svolvær

Probability forecast for Svolvær, Vågan (Nordland)
Monday: Highs probably between 4.2° C and 6.3° C. Lows between 3.1° and 5.1°.	Tuesday: Highs probably between 4.7° C and 8.7° C. Lows between 2.9° and 5.6°.	Wednesday: Highs probably between 7.0° C and 9.8° C. Lows between 4.7° and 8.3°.	Thursday: Highs probably between 7.1° C and 10.0° C. Lows between 6.1° and 8.6°.	Friday: Highs probably between 3.8° C and 8.3° C. Lows between 3.6° and 8.1°.	Saturday: Highs probably between 5.8° C and 10.6° C. Lows between 3.6° and 8.2°.	Sunday: Highs probably between 5.9° C and 10.9° C. Lows between 5.0° and 10.1°.	Monday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 5 mm. Monday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 4 mm. Monday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 3 mm. Monday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 3 mm. Tuesday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 5 mm. Tuesday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 8 mm. Tuesday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 7 mm. Tuesday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 4 mm. Wednesday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 4 mm. Wednesday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis ikke nedbør, men mulighet for opp mot ca. 5 mm. Wednesday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 11 mm. Wednesday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 12 mm. Thursday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 10 mm. Thursday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 13 mm. Thursday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 7 mm. Thursday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 6 mm. Friday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 7 mm. Friday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 7 mm. Friday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 5 mm. Friday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 5 mm. Saturday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 6 mm. Saturday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 7 mm. Saturday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 5 mm. Saturday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 6 mm. Sunday 00–06: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 6 mm. Sunday 06–12: *Sannsynligvis ikke nedbør, men mulighet for opp mot ca. 5 mm. Sunday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis ikke nedbør, men mulighet for opp mot ca. 5 mm. Sunday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis nedbør, men trolig mindre enn 6 mm.
Precipitation:
50% probability
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Temperature:
50% probability
30% probability

Long time forecast is quite reliable for temperature when the grey area has a narrow spread. Likewise it is quite reliable for precipitation when the blue bars are short.

The long time forecast is uncertain when the gray area has greater spread, and the blue bars are long.

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