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Weather forecast forØstre Kvenvik, Alta (Troms og Finnmark)

  1. Applies to Vest-Finnmark

    On Monday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Vest-Finnmark. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and persistent weak layer (slab avalanches).
    Read more at NVE

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

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain requires advanced knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid avalanche terrain. Avalanches may hit some avalanche-exposed roads and occasionally settlements.

Today, Monday 17/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-5° 0 – 0.3 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northwest
Light snow showers.
-5° 0 – 2.7 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from north-northwest
-5° 1.7 – 5.8 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
Snow showers.
-3° 1.0 – 3.0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from north-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from north-northwest
Tomorrow, Tuesday 18/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Light snow.
-3° 0 – 1.3 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from northwest
-5° 1.8 – 6.2 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from south-southwest
-4° 0.6 – 4.0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from southwest
Light rain.
0 – 3.5 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwest
Wednesday, 19/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
0.8 – 5.9 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from southwest
Light sleet showers.
0 – 2.9 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from southwestFresh breeze, 8 m/s from southwest
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from south-southeast
-2° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwest

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Vest-Finnmark area

Next update: ca 18.1. 16:00

Today, 17.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 18.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

You will find the text forecast at this page.


Sun and moon, 17/01/2022
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 11:01 ; The moon does not rise.
Sunset 12:14

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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: Østre Kvenvik (accepted by the municipality in 1972).

Category: Village
Municipality: Alta, Troms og Finnmark.
SSR-ID: 770294 (2328279)