Weather forecast forSvolvær, Vågan (Nordland)

Updated at 12:05. Next update around 17:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Strong winds (Helgeland, Saltfjellet, Salten, Lofoten and Ofoten)

    Monday and Tuesday southeast severe gale force 9 or storm force 10 at exposed areas, with locally wind gusts 30 to 40 m/s. Strongst wind is expected in Helgeland.

    Tidslinje

    1. Monday January 15, 2018 07:00
      Wind increases
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

    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.

  2. Warning sign

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

    Tuesday and Wednesday southeast near gale force 7, Wednesday morning decreasing.

    Tidslinje

    1. Tuesday January 16, 2018 02:00
      Wind increases
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

    Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. 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. Do not go out at sea in a small boat.

Today, Tuesday 16/01/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
15:00–18:00
Cloudy.
0 – 0.2 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from south-southeastNear gale, 14 m/s from south-southeast
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
0 – 0.8 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Wednesday 17/01/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Cloudy.
0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
-1° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southeast
Thursday, 18/01/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Clear sky.
-4° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00
Clear sky.
-4° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southeast
Observations from the closest weather stations
Svolvær Airport observation site, 9 m. 4.5 km from Svolvær
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
2.9° VindpilFresh breeze, 8.3 m/s from east-southeast Svolvær Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Svolvær Airport observation site
Skrova lighthouse observation site, 11 m. 9.7 km from Svolvær
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Cloudy.
3.5° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.3 m/s from southeast Skrova lighthouse: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Skrova lighthouse observation site
Leknes Airport observation site, 26 m. 40.2 km from Svolvær
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
2.6° VindpilStrong breeze, 10.5 m/s from southeast Leknes Airport: Temperature last 30 days
kl 13 kl 13
More statistics for Leknes Airport observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Tue
16.01
Mon
15.01
Sun
14.01
Sat
13.01
Fri
12.01
Thu
11.01
Wed
10.01
Tue
09.01
Steigen 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.6 0.0 0.7 12.6
Bø i Vesterålen 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.0 0.1 0.4 9.9
Kleiva i Sortland 2.7 1.5 0.9 3.7 7.1 0.1 7.7 13.6
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen area

Next update: ca 15.1. 16:00

Today, 16.1.

Avalanche danger level Low

Tomorrow, 17.1.

Avalanche danger level Low

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Sun and moon, 16/01/2018
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:36 ; Moonrise 09:57
Sunset 13:47 Moonset 13:25

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

100 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)
  • 5 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 0 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 Svolvær Airport observation site.

95%
5%

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Latitude/longitude: 68°14′06″N 14°33′49″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.2353 14.5636

Altitude: ca. 3 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: Svolvær (accepted by the municipality in 1987).

Category: City - large town
Municipality: Vågan, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 278511 (276917)