Weather forecast forLofoten, Flakstad (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Lofoten og Vesterålen

    On Thursday we expect moderate avalanche danger for region Lofoten og Vesterålen. Avalanche problem is persistent weak layer (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (slab avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain requires knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees in order to not release an avalanche.

  2. Applies to Saltfjellet, Salten, Lofoten, Ofoten and Vesteraalen

    Thursday strong westerly winds, with gust up to 25-40 m/s on the coast and inland.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsSecure loose objects. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no).

    ConsequencesLoose items may be taken by the wind. Bridges may be closed. Some journeys may have longer travel times. Some roads may be closed due to trees or other objects in the road. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday March 21, 2019 10:00 - Wind increases
    2. Thursday March 21, 2019 20:00 - Wind wanes
Today, Thursday 21/03/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
15:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Gale, 19 m/s from west-northwestGale, 19 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from west-northwest
Tomorrow, Friday 22/03/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from westFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Heavy snow.
4.4 – 6.0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south
18:00–00:00
Heavy rain.
4.5 – 7.0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southeast
Saturday, 23/03/2019
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Sleet showers.
0.8 – 3.1 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00
Rain showers.
0.6 – 2.3 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from southwest
12:00–18:00
Rain.
1.2 – 2.9 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
18:00–00:00
Rain.
0.5 – 1.9 mm Near gale, 17 m/s from south-southwestNear gale, 17 m/s from south-southwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Leknes Airport observation site, 26 m. 15.6 km from Lofoten
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
3.0° VindpilGale, 18.8 m/s from west Leknes Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 14
More statistics for Leknes Airport observation site
Værøy observation site, 4 m. 51.7 km from Lofoten
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
3.0° VindpilModerate breeze, 7.1 m/s from west-northwest Værøy: Temperature last 30 days
kl 14 kl 14
More statistics for Værøy observation site
Skrova lighthouse observation site, 11 m. 53.9 km from Lofoten
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Snow.
2.6° VindpilStrong breeze, 12.8 m/s from west Skrova lighthouse: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 14 kl 14
More statistics for Skrova lighthouse observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Thu
21.03
Wed
20.03
Tue
19.03
Mon
18.03
Sun
17.03
Sat
16.03
Fri
15.03
Thu
14.03
Leknes Airport 2.6 10.7 0.0 0.0 0.8 2.8 0.4 6.7
Steigen 6.2 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen area

Next update: ca 21.3. 16:00

Today, 21.3.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 22.3.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

You will find the text forecast at this page.

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Sun and moon, 21/03/2019
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 06:04 ; Moonrise 18:53
Sunset 18:26 Moonset 07:00

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Latitude/longitude: 68°02′43″N 13°22′56″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.0453 13.3823

Altitude: ca. 113 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: Lofoten (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1973).

Category: Area
Municipality: Flakstad, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 543929 (543929)