Applies to Outer Vestfjord, Roest Bank, Vesteraalbanks, Banks outside Troms and Tromsoeflaket and Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Troms
A Polar low will early Friday morning develop in the sea areas west of Troms and is moving towards east. Friday morning the position is uncertain but its expected to make landfall between Lofoten and Tromsø. In western part of the low northwesterly gale force 8 or severe gale force 9 is expected. The low is weakening late Friday morning.Severity
InstructionsBe aware of abrupt weather changes. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Consider whether the journey is necessary. Check road reports (175.no).
ConsequencesAbrupt change in wind speed and wind direction. It can be difficult to navigate due to snow, blowing snow and reduced visibility. Some journeys may have longer travel time. It can be locally difficult driving conditions due to heavy snowfall in combination with wind.
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