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Weather forecast forSkipsfjord, Nordkapp (Troms og Finnmark)

  1. Applies to Finnmarkskysten

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

    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)

    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.

  2. Applies to Torsvaag - Slettnes lighthouse

    From Wednesday afternoon southwest near gale force 7, occasionally gale force 8, late Wednesday evening veering northwest.

    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)

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

    ConsequencesModerate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Sea heaps up. Moderate amounts of airborne spray.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 19, 2022 12:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Thursday January 20, 2022 10:00 - Danger is over
  3. Applies to Finnmark

    From late Wednesday evening there is a risk of blowing snow due to snow showers and wind from northwest. The showers and wind will first appear in the western part, locally gale force 8 to severe gale force 9. Thursday morning, the wind is veering to north, first in west.

    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)

    InstructionsAllow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places.

    ConsequencesReduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 19, 2022 22:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Friday January 21, 2022 02:00 - Danger is over
    Map of blowing snow, yellow level, Finnmark, 19 January 21:00 UTC to 21 January 01:00 UTC.
Today, Thursday 20/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Light snow showers.
-1° 0 – 2.8 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from westStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-2° 0.6 – 3.8 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Snow.
0.6 – 5.7 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from north-northwestNear gale, 14 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00
Light snow.
-1° 0 – 1.9 mm Near gale, 17 m/s from north-northwestNear gale, 17 m/s from north-northwest
Tomorrow, Friday 21/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Light snow.
-2° 0 – 1.0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from northStrong breeze, 12 m/s from north
06:00–12:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from north-northwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from north-northwest
12:00–18:00
Fair.
-4° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from north-northwest
18:00–00:00
Partly cloudy.
-10° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from westGentle breeze, 4 m/s from west
Saturday, 22/01/2022
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwest
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 – 0.7 mm Near gale, 16 m/s from south-southwestNear gale, 16 m/s from south-southwest
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest

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Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Finnmarkskysten area

Next update: ca 21.1. 16:00

Today, 20.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Tomorrow, 21.1.

Avalanche danger level Considerable

Detailed avalanche forecast

The meteorologist’s text forecast

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Sun and moon, 20/01/2022
Sun Moon
; Polar night, the sun doesn’t rise. ; Moonrise 15:50
Moonset 11:30

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Kamoyvaer: Nordkapp Havfiske

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Places nearby

Skipsfjord (hut, 237 m away), Seppolajordet (field, 268 m away), Storvatnet (lake, 624 m away), Indre Stappen (small peninsula, 803 m away), Skipsfjordhøyda (height, 827 m away), Skipsfjordvatna (pond, 878 m away), Torvhamna (inlet at sea, 885 m away), Fuglefjell (mountain, 1042 m away), Trollholmen (islet in sea, 1161 m away), Båtbukta (inlet at sea, 1538 m away), Risfjorden (fiord, 1577 m away), Skipsfjorddalen (valley, 1715 m away), Sarnestind (hill, 1728 m away), Stortind (mountain peak, 1736 m away), Snørvikvatnet (pond, 1804 m away), Kuvika (villa, 1815 m away), Skipsfjorden (fiord, 1870 m away), Seibukta (inlet at sea, 1895 m away), Finnvika (inlet at sea, 1925 m away), Snørvika (inlet at sea, 1952 m away)

Latitude/longitude: 71°01′34″N 25°53′36″E
Decimal coordinates: 71.0262 25.8934

Altitude: 27 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: Skipsfjord (accepted by the municipality in 1985).

Category: Village
Municipality: Nordkapp, Troms og Finnmark.
SSR-ID: 759554 (2318519)