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Weather forecast forBresja, Lødingen (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.
Today, Wednesday 20/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
Tomorrow, Thursday 21/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from eastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-6° 0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from eastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from east
Friday, 22/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Cloudy.
-6° 0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from eastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from east
06:00–12:00
Cloudy.
-7° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00
Fair.
-6° 0 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-6° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from eastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east

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Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen area

Next update: ca 21.1. 16:00

Today, 20.1.

Avalanche danger level Low

Tomorrow, 21.1.

Avalanche danger level Low

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Sun and moon, 20/01/2021
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:13 ; The moon does not set.
Sunset 14:06

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Latitude/longitude: 68°20′54″N 15°29′17″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.3486 15.4883

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: Bresja (norwegian, accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1983).
Not approved: Breašši (northern sami, proposed in 2011).

Category: Inlet at sea
Municipality: Lødingen, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 283063 (281529)