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Climate statisticsKlubbvikodden, Vågan (Nordland)

  1. 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.
  2. Applies to Skomvaer - Andenes

    Thursday evening and Friday southeast near to gale force 8 in exposed places.

    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)

    InstructionsDo 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.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 12:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

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