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Weather forecast forSkipsfjorden, Nordkapp (Finnmark)

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

  1. Warning sign

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

    This evening Thursday increasing southeast near gale force 7 and at times gale force 8, first in west. Thursday gale force 8, at times severe gale force 9 in west.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday November 23, 2017 04:00
      Wind increases
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

    High waves whose crests sometimes roll over. Dense foam is blown along wind direction. Large amounts of airborne spray may begin to reduce visibility. It is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat. Consider the need for preventive measures. Emergency Operators should consider ongoing need for preparedness.

  2. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Strong winds (Kyst- and fjordstroekene i Vest-Finnmark)

    From Thursday evening southeast severe gale force 9 with locally strong gusts 25-35 m/s. The wind is decreasing Friday evening.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday November 23, 2017 06:00
      Wind increases
    2. Friday November 24, 2017 09:00
      Wind wanes

    It may be dangerous to travel in the mountains. Strong wind gusts and falling trees may cause local power outages and closed roads. Expect minor delays. Loose items may be taken by the wind. Secure loose items. Be careful when traveling outdoors. Consider the need for preventive measures. Emergency Operators should consider ongoing need for preparedness.

Today, Friday 24/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
01:00–06:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 – 0.4 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-2° 0.8 – 1.5 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00
Light snow.
-1° 0.1 – 1.1 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Saturday 25/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Light sleet showers.
0.1 – 1.1 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Fair.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south
Sunday, 26/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Fair.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southwest
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southwest
19:00–01:00
Partly cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Honningsvåg Airport observation site, 14 m. 1.8 km from Skipsfjorden
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-4.5° VindpilFresh breeze, 9.9 m/s from east-southeast Honningsvåg Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 0 kl 0
More statistics for Honningsvåg Airport observation site
Mehamn Airport observation site, 13 m. 68.8 km from Skipsfjorden
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-4.7° VindpilFresh breeze, 9.4 m/s from southeast Mehamn Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 0 kl 0
More statistics for Mehamn Airport observation site
Fruholmen Lighthouse observation site, 13 m. 70.8 km from Skipsfjorden
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-3.7° VindpilNear gale, 17.0 m/s from east Fruholmen Lighthouse: Temperature last 30 days
kl 0 kl 0
More statistics for Fruholmen Lighthouse observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Fri
24.11
Thu
23.11
Wed
22.11
Tue
21.11
Mon
20.11
Sun
19.11
Sat
18.11
Fri
17.11
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

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Sun and moon, 24/11/2017
Sun Moon
; Polar night, the sun doesn’t rise. ; Moonrise 14:07
Moonset 17:35

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 95 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 3 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 2 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 Honningsvåg Airport observation site.

95%
3%
2%

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Latitude/longitude: 71°00′49″N 25°55′41″E
Decimal coordinates: 71.0138 25.9281

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: Skiipavuodna (northern sami, historical name), Skiipavuotna (northern sami, accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1979), Skipsfjorden (norwegian, accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1978).

Category: Fiord
Municipality: Nordkapp, Finnmark.
SSR-ID: 179722 (330232)