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Extreme weather Frank: Read the warning

Weather statistics for Kvithellan, Vestvågøy (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 Lofoten and Vesteraalen

    From Thursday evening to Friday morning expected southeast gale force 8, with locally strong gusts 30-35 m/s.

    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)

    InstructionsSecure loose objects. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no).

    ConsequencesLoose items may be taken by the wind. Possibly cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Some journeys may have longer travel times. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 19:00 - Wind increases
    2. Friday January 22, 2021 07:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Lofoten and Vesteraalen, 21 January 18:00 UTC to 22 January 06:00 UTC.