Weather forecast forBjørkvika, Gamvik (Finnmark)

Updated at 22:05. Next update around 5:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Polar low (North Cape - Russian border and North Cape bank, North bank and Kildinbank)

    A polar low is moving westwards towards Finnmark. Wednesday evening the low will give northwest near gale force 7 on the coast of East-Finnmark and from early Thursday morning northeast gale force 8 on the fishingbanks. There is expected locally heavy snow showers in the coastal areas of East-Finnmark. The polar low is expected to weaken Thursday forenoon.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday February 21, 2018 08:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Thursday February 22, 2018 12:00
      Danger is over

    Sudden changes of wind speed and direction. Be prepared for sudden changes in the weather.

  2. Warning sign

    Expected: Gale warning (North Cape - Slettnes lighthouse) Ocean and coast

    From early Thursday morning northeast occasionally near gale force 7. Decreasing Thursday afternoon.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday February 22, 2018 12:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Thursday February 22, 2018 02:00
      Danger is over

    Sea heaps up. Some foam from breaking waves is blown into streaks along wind direction. Moderate amounts of airborne spray. It is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.

Today, Thursday 22/02/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Snow.
-2° 0 – 3.3 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from northeast
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-1° 0.3 – 3.2 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from northeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from northeast
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-2° 0.5 – 6.1 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from east-northeastNear gale, 14 m/s from east-northeast
18:00–00:00
Light snow showers.
-5° 0.2 – 1.2 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeast
Tomorrow, Friday 23/02/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-10° 0 – 0.1 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Fair.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south
12:00–18:00
Clear sky.
-10° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Clear sky.
-11° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwest
Saturday, 24/02/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Clear sky.
-12° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Clear sky.
-13° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south
13:00–19:00
Partly cloudy.
-10° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
19:00–01:00
Partly cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southLight breeze, 3 m/s from south
Observations from the closest weather stations
Mehamn Airport observation site, 13 m. 2.0 km from Bjørkvika
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-3.2° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.2 m/s from north-northeast Mehamn Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 23 kl 23
More statistics for Mehamn Airport observation site
Slettnes lighthouse observation site, 8 m. 13.3 km from Bjørkvika
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-1.9° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.0 m/s from north-northeast Slettnes lighthouse: Temperature last 30 days
kl 23 kl 23
More statistics for Slettnes lighthouse observation site
Berlevåg Airport observation site, 13 m. 45.7 km from Bjørkvika
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-1.8° VindpilFresh breeze, 9.9 m/s from north-northwest Berlevåg Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 23 kl 23
More statistics for Berlevåg Airport observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Wed
21.02
Tue
20.02
Mon
19.02
Sun
18.02
Sat
17.02
Fri
16.02
Thu
15.02
Wed
14.02
Skjånes 1.5 0.5 2.8 2.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lebesby 7.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Veidnes 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

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Sun and moon, 21/02/2018
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 07:21 ; Moonrise 07:42
Sunset 15:24 The moon does not set.

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

92 percent of the temperature forecasts have been very good or good the last three days.

During the last three days have:

  • 76 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 16 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 8 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 1 degrees wrong

The temperature forecasts have been compared with observations from Mehamn Airport observation site.

76%
16%
8%

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Latitude/longitude: 71°02′12″N 27°53′02″E
Decimal coordinates: 71.0367 27.8839

Altitude: ca. 0 m.a.s.l. (approximate)

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Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority

Norwegian place names are regulated by the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. Last updated in February 2015.

Approved names: Bjørkvika (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1979).

Category: Inlet at sea
Municipality: Gamvik, Finnmark.
SSR-ID: 179657 (330167)