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Weather forecast forSkavika, Hadsel (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Lofoten og Vesterålen

    On Sunday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Lofoten og Vesterålen. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and wet snow (loose snow avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

    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.

  2. Applies to Melbu - Torsvaag

    From late Sunday morning northeast near gale force 7, this afternoon possibly gale force 8 in southern part, from late Sunday evening northerly near gale force 7.

    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (

    InstructionsDo not go out at sea in a small boat.

    ConsequencesModerate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.


    1. Sunday January 16, 2022 09:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Monday January 17, 2022 00:00 - Danger is over
Today, Sunday 16/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
0.2 – 1.9 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwest
1.9 – 12.0 mm Gale, 18 m/s from westGale, 18 m/s from west
Light snow.
-2° 0 – 2.6 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from southwest
Tomorrow, Monday 17/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Light snow showers.
-1° 0 – 1.3 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from northStrong breeze, 11 m/s from north
Light snow showers.
-1° 0 – 2.4 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from northwest
Light snow showers.
-2° 0 – 1.6 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from north-northwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from north-northwest
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 – 0.8 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from northwest
Tuesday, 18/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-2° 0.6 – 2.2 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west
1.8 – 6.0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from southFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south
Heavy rain.
1.5 – 15.8 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from southwest
1.5 – 11.7 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwest

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen area

Next update: ca 17.1. 16:00

Today, 16.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 17.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 16/01/2022
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:38 ; The moon does not rise.
Sunset 13:40

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Places nearby

Yste Skavikberget (small mountain, 246 m away), Inste Skavikberget (small mountain, 294 m away), Bjørnneset (small peninsula, 444 m away), Vikran (hillside, 452 m away), Kvitholmen (islet in sea, 478 m away), Kasperplassen (outlaying fields, 481 m away), Kvitholmelva (stream, 505 m away), Kvitholmdalen (valley, 677 m away), Durmålsfjellet (mountain, 747 m away), Stabben (rock in sea, 747 m away), Stabben (lantern, 747 m away), Kasperronna (valley, 780 m away), Stabbmyra (marsh, 811 m away), Svartskjeret (rock in sea, 884 m away), Stabbdalen (valley, 994 m away), Stabbdalshalsen (pass, 1107 m away), Ytterbukta (inlet at sea, 1116 m away), Kvitholmvatnan (pond, 1174 m away), Ytterjuvikneset (small peninsula, 1297 m away), Stabbelva (stream, 1299 m away)

Latitude/longitude: 68°27′48″N 15°06′49″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.4634 15.1137

Altitude: 203 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: Skavika (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1983).

Category: Inlet at sea
Municipality: Hadsel, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 282565 (281031)