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Weather forecast forValen, Narvik (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Ofoten

    On Thursday we expect high avalanche danger for region Ofoten. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (slab avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

    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)

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanches may hit avalanche-exposed roads and settlements.

  2. 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).
    Read more at NVE

    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)

    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.

  3. Applies to Ofoten and Troms

    From Wednesday afternoon much snow is expected, locally 20-40cm/24t, due to snow showers from northwest. More snow in mountain regions. During Thursday, the showers decrease in North-Troms, still much snow in South-Troms and Ofoten. The heavy snow showers decrease late Thursday.

    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)

    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. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 19, 2022 15:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Friday January 21, 2022 00:00 - Danger is over
    Map of snow, yellow level, Ofoten and Troms, 19 January 14:00 UTC to 20 January 23:00 UTC.
  4. Applies to Roervik - Loedingen

    From late Wednesday afternoon north and northwest near to gale force 8. South of Stoett occasionally strong gale force 9.

    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.

    ConsequencesIf the engine stops you can float away from land. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. High waves whose crests sometimes roll over. Airborne spray may reduce visibility.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 19, 2022 19:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Thursday January 20, 2022 10:00 - Danger is over
Today, Thursday 20/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
06:00–12:00
Snow showers.
0.5 – 3.0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwest
12:00–18:00
Snow showers.
0.8 – 4.5 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from north-northwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00
Snow showers.
0 – 4.1 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from northwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from northwest
Tomorrow, Friday 21/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-1° 0 – 1.9 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00
Fair.
-1° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from northwest
12:00–18:00
Fair.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from westLight breeze, 3 m/s from west
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
-2° 0 – 1.4 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
Saturday, 22/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Heavy snow.
2.4 – 8.6 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from southFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south
06:00–12:00
Rain.
1.5 – 8.9 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south
13:00–19:00
Rain.
0.1 – 5.6 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south-southwest
19:00–01:00
Heavy rain.
1.4 – 11.1 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southwest

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Ofoten area

Next update: ca 21.1. 16:00

Today, 20.1.

Avalanche danger level High

Tomorrow, 21.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 20/01/2022
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:11 ; Moonrise 17:16
Sunset 14:02 Moonset 11:21

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Latitude/longitude: 68°20′27″N 16°10′43″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.3411 16.1787

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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: Valen (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1981).

Category: Strait at sea
Municipality: Narvik, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 283828 (282294)