Weather forecast forHekkingsundet, Lenvik (Troms)

Updated at 15:27. Next update around 23:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Ventes: Demanding driving conditions in parts of Nordland, Troms and West-Finnmark (Nordland, Troms og kyst- og fjordstrøkene i Vest-Finnmark)

    Demanding driving conditions are expected due to strongs winds in combination with precipitation from late Saturday afternoon in parts of Nordland, Troms and West-Finnmark. Westerly winds up to severe gale with gust above 30 m/s are expected. Precipitation mainly as snow, in coastel areas and Helgeland as rain from Saturday afternoon till Sunday morning.


    1. Saturday March 25, 2017 0:01:00
      Faren øker
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

    Be prepared. Delays can be expected

Today, Friday 24/03/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
19:00–00:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.7 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Saturday 25/03/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 1.1 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeast
06:00–12:00 Partly cloudy 0 – 0.2 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwest
12:00–18:00 Cloudy 0 – 1.0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southwest
18:00–00:00 Rain 2.5 – 4.6 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwest
Sunday, 26/03/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–07:00 Rain showers 1.0 – 3.3 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from west-southwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.3 mm Gale, 19 m/s from westGale, 19 m/s from west
12:00–18:00 Light rain 0.4 – 1.3 mm Gale, 18 m/s from west-northwestGale, 18 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00 Cloudy 0 – 0.3 mm Gale, 20 m/s from northwestGale, 20 m/s from northwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Hekkingen Lighthouse observation site, 14 m. 1.5 km from Hekkingsundet
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
1.0° VindpilStrong breeze, 10.7 m/s from south-southeast Hekkingen Lighthouse: Temperature last 30 days
kl 18 kl 18
More statistics for Hekkingen Lighthouse observation site
Kistefjellet i Lenvik observation site, 982 m. 35.1 km from Hekkingsundet
No data
More statistics for Kistefjellet i Lenvik observation site
Mortenhalsskolten observation site, 740 m. 35.2 km from Hekkingsundet
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-4.8° VindpilFresh breeze, 9.0 m/s from south Mortenhalsskolten: Temperature last 30 days
kl 18 kl 18
More statistics for Mortenhalsskolten observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Botnhamn 6.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 11.5 7.0 4.5
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Sør-Troms area

Next update: ca 24.3. 16:00

Today, 24.3.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 25.3.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

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Sun and moon, 24/03/2017
Sun Moon
Sunrise 05:29 Moonrise 05:50
Sunset 18:22 Moonset 12:02

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 85 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 14 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 Hekkingen Lighthouse observation site.


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Places nearby

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Latitude/longitude: 69°35′24″N 17°51′09″E
Decimal coordinates: 69.5901 17.8526

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: Hekkingsundet (accepted by the Coastal Administration in 1990).
Not approved: Hekkingsund lykt (rejected in 1990).

Category: Lantern
Municipality: Lenvik, Troms.
SSR-ID: 735305 (2295543)