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Weather forecast forKjerkstøa, Flakstad (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten og Vesterålen

    Locally moderate vessel icing is expected in coastal and fjord districts from Thursday morning in North Helgeland, Salten, Lofoten, Ofoten and Vesterålen.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsRemove ice from the boat.

    ConsequencesRapid ice accumulation on a small boat may cause it to lose its stability, tip over and sink. For ships the issue is more directed towards slippery decks, handrailing, ladders, iced down safety boats and safety equipment. Ice accumulation may also damage radio communication if the antennas are freezing. Moderate ice accumulation on the bow/bridge of the ship.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 06:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt
    Map of extreme weather Frank: Moderate icing on ships, yellow level, Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten og Vesterålen, 21 January 05:00 UTC to 22 January 23:00 UTC.
  2. Applies to Lofoten and Vesteraalen

    From Thursday evening to Friday morning expected southeast gale force 8, with locally strong gusts 30-35 m/s.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsSecure loose objects. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no).

    ConsequencesLoose items may be taken by the wind. Possibly cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Some journeys may have longer travel times. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 19:00 - Wind increases
    2. Friday January 22, 2021 07:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Lofoten and Vesteraalen, 21 January 18:00 UTC to 22 January 06:00 UTC.
Today, Thursday 21/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
04:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 – 0.6 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from east-southeast
Tomorrow, Friday 22/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Light snow.
-5° 0.6 – 1.3 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from east-southeastNear gale, 15 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from east-southeastNear gale, 14 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
Saturday, 23/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from east-southeastNear gale, 15 m/s from east-southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Partly cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from east
19:00–01:00
Partly cloudy.
-6° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen area

Next update: ca 22.1. 16:00

Today, 21.1.

Avalanche danger level Low

Tomorrow, 22.1.

Avalanche danger level Low

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 21/01/2021
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:13 ; Moonrise 10:36
Sunset 14:24 Moonset 01:43

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Latitude/longitude: 68°06′02″N 13°19′27″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.1008 13.3243

Altitude: 0 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: Kjerkstøa (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1984).

Category: Landing place
Municipality: Flakstad, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 1101725 (2654848)