Weather forecast forTau, Strand (Rogaland)

Updated at 16:30. Next update around 0:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Expected: 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

    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 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, Thursday 20/09/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
12° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeast
Tomorrow, Friday 21/09/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Heavy rain.
12° 8.4 – 11.9 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from southeast
Heavy rain.
19.0 – 30.2 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeast
Rain showers.
16° 0.3 – 3.9 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from south-southeast
Heavy rain.
12° 4.3 – 11.4 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest
Saturday, 22/09/2018
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
10° 0 – 0.3 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from west-northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west-northwest
Light rain showers.
10° 0.1 – 1.9 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west
Heavy rain.
10° 1.6 – 8.7 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwest
11° 0.7 – 2.5 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Liarvatnet observation site, 300 m. 11.5 km from Tau
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
9.7° VindpilLight breeze, 3.0 m/s from south-southwest Liarvatnet: Temperature last 30 days
kl 21 kl 21
More statistics for Liarvatnet observation site
Fister (Sigmundstad) observation site, 30 m. 12.4 km from Tau
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
12.1° VindpilLight breeze, 2.7 m/s from south Fister (Sigmundstad): Temperature last 30 days
kl 21 kl 21
More statistics for Fister (Sigmundstad) observation site
Stavanger (Våland) observation site, 72 m. 16.4 km from Tau
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
11.3° Stavanger (Våland): Temperature last 30 days
kl 21
More statistics for Stavanger (Våland) observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Bjørheimsbygda 8.9 6.0 4.5 24.4 5.2 17.4 19.5 11.4
Liarvatnet 14.2 7.4 1.9 33.0 4.2 12.6 20.0 19.2
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 8 am on indicated day.

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Sun and moon, 20/09/2018
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 07:16 ; Moonrise 18:37
Sunset 19:42 The moon does not set.

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Eigjehaugen (small hill, 124 m away), Tauåna (river, 310 m away), Krossvatnet (lake, 357 m away), Tau (bridge, 446 m away), Tau (farm, 486 m away), Tau Mølle (factory, 532 m away), Tauvågen (bay, 763 m away), Ugelia (farm, 805 m away), Tau Fk (ferry quay, 817 m away), Sagholmen (islet in sea, 819 m away), Sagholmen (lantern, 863 m away), Nordvatnet (lake, 928 m away), Ugeliåsen (hill, 932 m away), Kvernanes (lantern, 957 m away), Kvednaneset (small peninsula, 979 m away), Åa (quiet inlet, 994 m away), Osabakkane (hill, 1064 m away), Presta - Varhaug (small hill, 1112 m away), Erikssanden (beach at sea, 1128 m away), Prestagarden (farm, 1147 m away)

Latitude/longitude: 59°03′53″N 05°55′20″E
Decimal coordinates: 59.0648 5.9225

Altitude: 47 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: Tau (accepted by the municipality in 1988).

Category: Small town
Municipality: Strand, Rogaland.
SSR-ID: 25446 (25527)