Weather forecast forMelkabenken, Gildeskål (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Svartisen

    On Wednesday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Svartisen. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches), persistent weak layer (slab avalanches) and wet snow (loose snow avalanches).
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    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain requires advanced knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid avalanche terrain. Avalanches may hit some avalanche-exposed roads and occasionally settlements.

Today, Tuesday 13/04/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-3° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwest
Tomorrow, Wednesday 14/04/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-3° 0.8 – 3.8 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southwest
-3° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from northwest
-2° 0 – 1.0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from westFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west
-1° 0 – 4.2 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from southwest
Thursday, 15/04/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-1° 0.7 – 4.6 mm Near gale, 16 m/s from southwestNear gale, 16 m/s from southwest
Light snow.
0 – 2.0 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from southwestNear gale, 14 m/s from southwest
Light snow.
0 – 2.5 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from southwest
Partly cloudy.
0 – 1.9 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west-southwest

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Svartisen area

Next update: ca 14.4. 16:00

Today, 13.4.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

Tomorrow, 14.4.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

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Sun and moon, 13/04/2021
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 05:27 ; Moonrise 06:13
Sunset 20:45 Moonset 22:38

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Latitude/longitude: 66°58′38″N 13°49′57″E
Decimal coordinates: 66.9773 13.8326

Altitude: 478 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: Melkabenken (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1975), Melkebenken (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1981).

Category: Hill
Municipality: Gildeskål, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 266124 (264475)