Weather forecast forPurka, Vestvågøy (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Roervik - Andenes

    Late Monday evening expected northwest near gale force 7, occasionally gale force 8. Early Tuesday morning decreasing.

    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (

    InstructionsIt is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.

    ConsequencesIf the engine stops you can float towards land. Sea heaps up. Moderate amounts of airborne spray. Moderately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Considerable airborne spray.


    1. Monday November 30, 2020 23:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Tuesday December 1, 2020 03:00 - Danger is over
Today, Monday 30/11/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Light rain showers.
0 – 1.5 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from southwest
1.6 – 5.8 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-southwest
Tomorrow, Tuesday 01/12/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Partly cloudy.
0 – 1.2 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from north-northwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from north-northwest
Partly cloudy.
0 – 1.7 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwest
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from northModerate breeze, 6 m/s from north
0 mm Light air, 1 m/s from southwestLight air, 1 m/s from southwest
Wednesday, 02/12/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
0 – 0.7 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southFresh breeze, 8 m/s from south
1.7 – 9.4 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from south-southwestNear gale, 14 m/s from south-southwest
Heavy rain.
1.3 – 7.6 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from south-southwest
0 – 2.2 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest

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Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen area

Next update: ca 30.11. 17:00

Today, 30.11.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

Tomorrow, 1.12.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

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Sun and moon, 30/11/2020
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:45 ; Moonrise 13:07
Sunset 13:02 Moonset 10:36

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Latitude/longitude: 68°14′16″N 13°38′30″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.2380 13.6419

Altitude: 109 m.

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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: Purka (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1973).

Category: Rock in sea
Municipality: Vestvågøy, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 747540 (2306906)