Weather forecast forVikran, Steigen (Nordland)
Applies to Roervik - Loedingen
Today, Wednesday, still southeast near gale force 7, in exposed places. Early Thursday morning increasing southeast gale force 8.Severity
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.
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 evening. 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
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.
|04:00–06:00||-5°||0 mm||Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast|
|06:00–12:00||-6°||0 mm||Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast|
|12:00–18:00||-5°||0 mm||Strong breeze, 12 m/s from east-southeast|
|18:00–00:00||-5°||0 mm||Strong breeze, 11 m/s from east-southeast|
|00:00–06:00||-6°||0 – 0.6 mm||Strong breeze, 11 m/s from east-southeast|
|06:00–12:00||-7°||0 mm||Strong breeze, 11 m/s from east-southeast|
|12:00–18:00||-5°||0 mm||Near gale, 14 m/s from east-southeast|
|18:00–00:00||-4°||0 mm||Near gale, 16 m/s from southeast|
|00:00–06:00||-3°||0 mm||Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from east|
|07:00–13:00||-4°||0 mm||Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from east|
|13:00–19:00||-6°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east|
|19:00–01:00||-6°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast|
Avalanche forecast for Salten area
Next update: ca 22.1. 16:00
The meteorologist’s text forecast
|Sunrise 10:01||Moonrise 10:32|
|Sunset 14:23||Moonset 01:35|
Decimal coordinates: 67.8801 14.8861
Altitude: 10 m.