Weather forecast forČáhppesjávri, Narvik (Nordland)
Applies to Ofoten
On Friday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Ofoten. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (slab avalanches).
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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.
Applies to Ofoten and Soer-Troms
Thursday and early Friday is expected locally much snow, 20-40cm during 24 hours. More snow in heights.Severity
InstructionsAllow some extra time for transportation and driving. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving.
ConsequencesTravel time may increase on some journeys. Local driving conditions may become difficult. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.
Applies to Nordland og deler av Troms
Landslides may be expected. Exposed railways and roads may be closed. Risk of slushflows is especially high in areas with more than 50 cm snow. The snow may in some places be fully water-saturated. Slushflows are triggered even in relatively gentle slopes, where water accumulates. Slushflows follow terrain depressions and may develop into debris flows. Heavy snowmelt is expected. Heavy rain is expected.
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InstructionsKeep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides.
ConsequencesLandslides may be expected. Exposed railways and roads may be closed.
|08:00–12:00||-7°||0 – 0.4 mm||Light breeze, 3 m/s from northwest|
|12:00–18:00||-8°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwest|
|18:00–00:00||-11°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwest|
|00:00–06:00||-8°||0.9 – 3.9 mm||Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwest|
|06:00–12:00||-4°||0.9 – 4.0 mm||Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwest|
|12:00–18:00||-2°||0 – 0.7 mm||Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwest|
|18:00–00:00||-1°||3.2 – 10.8 mm||Strong breeze, 13 m/s from south-southwest|
|00:00–06:00||0°||4.7 – 13.7 mm||Gale, 19 m/s from west-southwest|
|06:00–12:00||-2°||7.8 – 17.3 mm||Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwest|
|13:00–19:00||1°||0.7 – 10.1 mm||Near gale, 14 m/s from southwest|
|19:00–01:00||3°||2.3 – 13.2 mm||Near gale, 15 m/s from south-southwest|
Avalanche forecast for Ofoten area
Next update: ca 22.1. 16:00
The meteorologist’s text forecast
|Sunrise 09:57||Moonrise 19:10|
|Sunset 14:06||Moonset 10:52|
Decimal coordinates: 68.1580 17.4451
Altitude: 701 m.
Norwegian place names are regulated by the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. Last updated in February 2015.
Approved names: Čáhppesjávri (northern sami, accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1979), Rundtindvatnet (northern sami, accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1979).
Municipality: Narvik, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 280578 (278988)