Weather forecast forGlåpen, Moskenes (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Skomvaer - Melbu

    From Thursday afternoon expected northeast near gale force 7. Early friday morning decreasing.

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

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


    1. Thursday September 24, 2020 18:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Friday September 25, 2020 02:00 - Danger is over
Today, Thursday 24/09/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from northwest
0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-northeast
Heavy rain.
5.7 – 10.3 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from east-northeastNear gale, 14 m/s from east-northeast
Tomorrow, Friday 25/09/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
1.0 – 4.3 mm Near gale, 17 m/s from east-northeastNear gale, 17 m/s from east-northeast
Heavy rain.
11° 0 – 12.8 mm Light air, 1 m/s from west-northwestLight air, 1 m/s from west-northwest
10° 0.7 – 5.2 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southwest
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northwest
Saturday, 26/09/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwest
0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from northwest
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northGentle breeze, 5 m/s from north
0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from north-northeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from north-northeast

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Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen area

Next update: ca 23.9. 17:00

Today, 24.9.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

Tomorrow, 25.9.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

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Sun and moon, 24/09/2020
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 06:57 ; The moon does not rise.
Sunset 19:00

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Latitude/longitude: 67°53′14″N 13°02′10″E
Decimal coordinates: 67.8875 13.0363

Altitude: 31 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: Glåpen (accepted by the Coastal Administration in 1990).
Not approved: Glåpen fyr (rejected in 1990), Gloppen Fyr (rejected in 1990).

Category: Light house
Municipality: Moskenes, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 274455 (272850)