Weather forecast forStraumen, Vestvågøy (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Skomvaer - Andenes

    Today, Wednesday, southwest near gale force 7, decreasing early Thursday morning.

    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.

    ConsequencesLarge waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Sea heaps up. Moderate amounts of airborne spray.


    1. Wednesday December 2, 2020 19:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Thursday December 3, 2020 02:00 - Danger is over
Today, Wednesday 02/12/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Light rain.
0 – 0.3 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
Tomorrow, Thursday 03/12/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
1.4 – 3.7 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from south-southwest
2.2 – 4.0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
Rain showers.
0.6 – 2.0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwest
Partly cloudy.
0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south
Friday, 04/12/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southeast
0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southeast
0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from eastLight breeze, 2 m/s from east
0 – 1.0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southeast

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Lofoten og Vesterålen area

Next update: ca 3.12. 16:00

Today, 2.12.

Avalanche danger level Low

Tomorrow, 3.12.

Avalanche danger level Low

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The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 02/12/2020
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 10:55 ; The moon does not rise.
Sunset 12:55

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Places nearby

Gullhågen (small hill, 137 m away), Breisponga (islet in sea, 173 m away), Holand (village, 302 m away), Strandåkertjønna (water detail, 369 m away), Katthågan (small hill, 491 m away), Nausthaugen (small hill, 571 m away), Saltisen (inlet at sea, 606 m away), Skullbrusjøen (farm, 632 m away), Holandspollen (inlet at sea, 718 m away), Svean (abandoned settlement, 721 m away), Kalvneshaugen (small hill, 728 m away), Kalvneset (small peninsula, 739 m away), Oppdøl (farm, 763 m away), Melkarplassen (terrain detail, 787 m away), Kalvnesmyra (marsh, 812 m away), Nothaugen (small hill, 904 m away), Svahellan (hillside, 938 m away), Finnsteinan (stone, 939 m away), Gambrygga (stream, 939 m away), Skullbrupollen (inlet at sea, 949 m away)

Latitude/longitude: 68°10′35″N 13°35′39″E
Decimal coordinates: 68.1766 13.5943

Altitude: 3 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: Straumen (authorized by the Mapping Authority in 1993).
Not approved: Saltisstraumen (rejected in 1993).

Category: Strait at sea
Municipality: Vestvågøy, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 277171 (275576)