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Long term forecast forÅkviksundet, Herøy (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Roervik - Loedingen

    Today, Wednesday, still southeast near gale force 7, in exposed places. Early Thursday morning increasing southeast gale force 8.

    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)

    InstructionsIt is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.

    ConsequencesModerate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Moderately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Considerable airborne spray.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 20, 2021 09:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt
  2. 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.
  3. Applies to Nord-Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten, Sør-Troms and Nord-Troms

    From Thursday afternoon east and southeasterly storm with extreme gust locally with 35-50 m/s. There are expected strongest winds from Thursday afternoon until Friday afternoon. There will be large variations in wind speed. Some places may have calm conditions while other places experience extreme wind gusts. In addition the temperature at exposed places is expected to be in -the range of 10 to -15 degrees. The combination storm and low temperatures could cause challenges for power delivery, there is potenial for frost bite and risk of moderate to severe icing on ships.

    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)

    InstructionsFollow the advice of emergency authorities. If you MUST drive, follow the advice from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and check road reports (175.no). Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Prepare your home for a potentially long power outage. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. In advance consider measures to limit damage.

    ConsequencesIt is dangerous to be outdoors, and unusually large damage to buildings, infrastructure, forests and power supplies is expected. Expect cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Bridges may be closed. Ceiling tiles blow off houses and buildings. Allow a lot of extra time for transportation and driving, even for short journeys. The power supply locally will be significantly affected. Many roads may be closed due to trees or other objects. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. The strong wind may cause locally high waves in fjords and lakes.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 13:00 - Wind increases
    2. Friday January 22, 2021 13:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of extreme weather Frank: Extremely strong wind gusts, red level, Nord-Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten, Sør-Troms and Nord-Troms, 21 January 12:00 UTC to 22 January 12:00 UTC.
Long term forecast
Thursday21 January12–18 Friday22 January12–18 Saturday23 January13–19 Sunday24 January13–19 Monday25 January13–19 Tuesday26 January13–19 Wednesday27 January13–19 Thursday28 January13–19 Friday29 January13–19
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
-4° -4° -5° -3° -1° -2° -3° -4° -5°
0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm
Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast Near gale, 14 m/s from east-southeast Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
  • Rather certain
  • Somewhat uncertain
  • Uncertain
Detailed long term forecast
Date Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Thursday 21/01/2021 00:00–06:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from east-southeast
Friday 22/01/2021 00:00–06:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from east-southeastNear gale, 14 m/s from east-southeast
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from east-southeastNear gale, 14 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from east-southeastNear gale, 15 m/s from east-southeast
Saturday 23/01/2021 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from east-southeastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from east-southeast
Sunday 24/01/2021 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from east
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeast
Monday 25/01/2021 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-1° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
Tuesday 26/01/2021 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
Wednesday 27/01/2021 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast
Thursday 28/01/2021 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south-southeast
Friday 29/01/2021 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Probability forecast for Åkviksundet

Probability forecast for Åkviksundet, Herøy (Nordland)
Saturday: Highs probably between -4.3° C and -1.2° C. Lows between -5.6° and -2.2°.	Sunday: Highs probably between -5.8° C and 0.7° C. Lows between -7.4° and -2.0°.	Monday: Highs probably between -4.8° C and 1.1° C. Lows between -5.3° and 0.4°.	Tuesday: Highs probably between -6.0° C and 0.8° C. Lows between -5.7° and 0.6°.	Wednesday: Highs probably between -6.0° C and 0.1° C. Lows between -7.7° and 0.3°.	Thursday: Highs probably between -7.6° C and -0.1° C. Lows between -8.6° and -0.3°.	Friday: Highs probably between -9.1° C and 0.2° C. Lows between -9.9° and -0.2°.	Saturday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.6 mm kan forekomme. Saturday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.4 mm kan forekomme. Saturday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.5 mm kan forekomme. Saturday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 1 mm kan forekomme. Sunday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 1 mm kan forekomme. Sunday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 1 mm kan forekomme. Sunday 12–18: *Sannsynligvis ikke nedbør, men mulighet for opp mot ca. 1 mm. Sunday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis ikke nedbør, men mulighet for opp mot ca. 1 mm. Monday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.4 mm kan forekomme. Monday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.3 mm kan forekomme. Monday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.6 mm kan forekomme. Monday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.6 mm kan forekomme. Tuesday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.9 mm kan forekomme. Tuesday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.4 mm kan forekomme. Tuesday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.4 mm kan forekomme. Tuesday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.9 mm kan forekomme. Wednesday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 1 mm kan forekomme. Wednesday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.7 mm kan forekomme. Wednesday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.9 mm kan forekomme. Wednesday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.7 mm kan forekomme. Thursday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.4 mm kan forekomme. Thursday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.7 mm kan forekomme. Thursday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.9 mm kan forekomme. Thursday 18–24: *Sannsynligvis ikke nedbør, men mulighet for opp mot ca. 2 mm. Friday 00–06: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.9 mm kan forekomme. Friday 06–12: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 0.5 mm kan forekomme. Friday 12–18: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 1 mm kan forekomme. Friday 18–24: *Høyst sannsynlig oppholdsvær, men opp mot ca. 2 mm kan forekomme.
Precipitation:
50% probability
30% probability
Temperature:
50% probability
30% probability

Long time forecast is quite reliable for temperature when the grey area has a narrow spread. Likewise it is quite reliable for precipitation when the blue bars are short.

The long time forecast is uncertain when the gray area has greater spread, and the blue bars are long.

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