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Weather forecast forEgersund, Eigersund (Rogaland)

Updated at 10:26. Next update around 12:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Flood risk. Caution level: yellow (Vestlandet)

    Large amounts of rain are expected in the warning area. Heavy rain will increase water discharge in rivers. The discharge is already high in many rivers, and heavy rainfall may cause local flooding. Read the full forecast on Varsom.no.

    ConsequencesSituation that requires vigilance and may cause local damages

    InstructionsStay informed on the development of the weather and the hydrological situation by following the weather forecast and weather radar, as well as updates on varsom.no. Secure and/or move assets away from vulnerable areas (car, caravan along rivers/streams, basements). Keep waterways clear of sediments, garbage, twigs and leaves. Read more at NVE

  2. Warning sign

    Expected: Very strong winds (Agder and Rogaland)

    From Friday afternoon locally strong wind gusts, up to 35-45 m/s. The strongest gusts are expected near the coast and in the mountains area. The wind gusts decrease Saturday morning.


    1. Friday September 21, 2018 12:00
      Wind increases
    2. Saturday September 22, 2018 08:00
      Wind wanes

    ConsequencesLarger loose items may be taken by the wind. Risk of damage to buildings and infrastructure. Bridges may close. Strong wind may cause all public transportation to shut down. Expect minor delays or cancellations.

    InstructionsSecure loose items. Avoid moving outdoors if possible.

Today, Friday 21/09/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Light rain.
15° 0.3 – 2.0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southeast
Heavy rain.
11° 4.6 – 11.3 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from westStrong breeze, 13 m/s from west
Tomorrow, Saturday 22/09/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
10° 0.2 – 2.5 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from west-northwest
Rain showers.
10° 0 – 7.0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from westFresh breeze, 10 m/s from west
Light rain.
12° 0.2 – 1.6 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west
Light rain showers.
11° 0.2 – 2.5 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwest
Sunday, 23/09/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Rain showers.
10° 0.3 – 2.8 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwest
Rain showers.
0.7 – 3.2 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northwest
Partly cloudy.
10° 0 – 0.6 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from northwest
Clear sky.
10° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Eigerøy observation site, 49 m. 8.2 km from Egersund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
15.4° VindpilGale, 17.9 m/s from southeast Eigerøy: Temperature last 30 days
kl 11 kl 11
More statistics for Eigerøy observation site
Eik observation site, 65 m. 29.6 km from Egersund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
Heavy rain.
15.7° VindpilModerate breeze, 6.8 m/s from south Eik: Temperature last 30 days
kl 8 kl 11 kl 11
More statistics for Eik observation site
Obrestad lighthouse observation site, 24 m. 34.1 km from Egersund
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
15.2° VindpilNear gale, 14.6 m/s from south-southeast Obrestad lighthouse: Temperature last 30 days
kl 11 kl 11
More statistics for Obrestad lighthouse observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Gjesdal (Søyland) 35.5 10.5 17.0 9.0 44.5 2.5 15.5 20.7
Jøssingfjord 30.0 1.5 6.5 8.0 47.0 3.0 12.0 4.5
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

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Sun and moon, 21/09/2018
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 07:18 ; Moonrise 18:58
Sunset 19:38 Moonset 02:28

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Latitude/longitude: 58°27′40″N 06°00′13″E
Decimal coordinates: 58.4612 6.0037

Altitude: 11 m.

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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: Egersund (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1957).

Category: Railway station
Municipality: Eigersund, Rogaland.
SSR-ID: 3602 (3616)