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Weather forecast forHekkingsundet, Lenvik (Troms)

Updated at 10:07. Next update around 17:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Storm warning (Andenes - Loppa) Ocean and coast

    Thursday southeast strong gale force 9, occasionally storm force 10 in exposed places, Friday afternoon decreasing.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday November 23, 2017 12:00
      Wind increases
    2. Friday November 24, 2017 07:00
      Wind wanes

    Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Do not go out at sea in a small boat. Consider the need for preventive measures. Emergency Operators should consider ongoing need for preparedness.

  2. Warning sign

    Ongoing: *Melding om økt overvåkning for (Troms)

    Torsdag ventes søraustlig full storm utsatte steder med lokalt kraftige vindkast på 35-45 m/s. Vinden er ventet å minke fredag morgen.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday November 23, 2017 12:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

Today, Thursday 23/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
13:00–18:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gale, 18 m/s from southeastGale, 18 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gale, 20 m/s from southeastGale, 20 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Friday 24/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Gale, 19 m/s from southeastGale, 19 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-1° 0.9 – 1.6 mm Gale, 18 m/s from southeastGale, 18 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00
Fair.
0 mm Near gale, 17 m/s from southeastNear gale, 17 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from southeastNear gale, 14 m/s from southeast
Saturday, 25/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southeast
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southeast
12:00–18:00
Cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southeast
18:00–00:00
Sleet.
1.4 – 4.1 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southeast
Observations from the closest weather stations
Hekkingen Lighthouse observation site, 14 m. 1.5 km from Hekkingsundet
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-1.2° VindpilGale, 20.0 m/s from southeast Hekkingen Lighthouse: Temperature last 30 days
kl 12 kl 12
More statistics for Hekkingen Lighthouse observation site
Kistefjellet i Lenvik observation site, 982 m. 35.1 km from Hekkingsundet
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-12.3° VindpilStrong gale, 20.6 m/s from east Kistefjellet i Lenvik: Temperature last 30 days
kl 12 kl 12
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
-9.2° VindpilGale, 18.5 m/s from southeast Mortenhalsskolten: Temperature last 30 days
kl 12 kl 12
More statistics for Mortenhalsskolten observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Thu
23.11
Wed
22.11
Tue
21.11
Mon
20.11
Sun
19.11
Sat
18.11
Fri
17.11
Thu
16.11
Botnhamn 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.5
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Sør-Troms area

Next update: ca 22.11. 17:00

Today, 23.11.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

Tomorrow, 24.11.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

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Sun and moon, 23/11/2017
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:26 ; Moonrise 14:05
Sunset 12:42 Moonset 17:06

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:

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

98%
2%

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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)