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Weather warnings: Norway

Awareness Reports - You can find detailed information about the warnings in the awareness reports issued for each area. Select the relevant area.

Finnmark
Until 23.01.2021 19:00 CET
Coastal Event (Yellow)
Locally moderate vessel icing is expected in coast- and fjordareas from thursday morning
Rapid 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.

Remove ice from the boat. 
Hordaland
Until 23.01.2021 13:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
From this afternoon, Friday, to Saturday afternoon locally large amounts of snow is expected. Precipitation as snow is expected above 200-500 m, from early Saturday morning decreasing. The largest amounts of precipitation is expected in the areas north of Boknafjord and south for Sognefjord.

Vulnerable infrastructure can be affected due to accumulation of snow. Travel time may increase on some journeys. Local driving conditions may become difficult. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

Vulnerable installations and objects should be protected. Allow some extra time for transportation and driving. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. 
Nordland
Until 23.01.2021 06:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Friday evening and early Saturday morning it is still expected locally strong wind gusts from east and southeast up to 30-35 m/s
Loose items may be taken by the wind. Possibly cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Bridges may be closed. Some journeys may have longer travel times. The power supply may be impacted, due to tree(s) falling over. Some roads may be closed due to trees or other objects in the road. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. The strong wind may cause locally high waves in fjords and lakes.

Secure loose objects. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Be careful in coastal areas. 
Until 23.01.2021 00:00 CET
Coastal Event (Yellow)
Locally moderate vessel icing is expected in coastal and fjord districts from Thursday morning in North Helgeland, Salten, Lofoten, Ofoten and Vesterålen.
Rapid 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.

Remove ice from the boat. 
Oppland
Rogaland
Until 23.01.2021 13:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
From this afternoon, Friday, to Saturday afternoon locally large amounts of snow is expected. Precipitation as snow is expected above 200-500 m, from early Saturday morning decreasing. The largest amounts of precipitation is expected in the areas north of Boknafjord and south for Sognefjord.
Vulnerable infrastructure can be affected due to accumulation of snow. Travel time may increase on some journeys. Local driving conditions may become difficult. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

Vulnerable installations and objects should be protected. Allow some extra time for transportation and driving. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. 
Sogn og Fjordane
Until 23.01.2021 13:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
From this afternoon, Friday, to Saturday afternoon locally large amounts of snow is expected. Precipitation as snow is expected above 200-500 m, from early Saturday morning decreasing. The largest amounts of precipitation is expected in the areas north of Boknafjord and south for Sognefjord.


Vulnerable infrastructure can be affected due to accumulation of snow. Travel time may increase on some journeys. Local driving conditions may become difficult. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

Vulnerable installations and objects should be protected. Allow some extra time for transportation and driving. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. 
Troms
Until 23.01.2021 00:00 CET
Coastal Event (Orange)
Locally moderate to severe vessel icing is expected in coastal and fjord districts.
Rapid 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. High ice accumulation on the bow/bridge of the ship.

Rapidly remove ice from the boat. 
Until 23.01.2021 06:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Friday evening and early Saturday morning it is still expected locally strong wind gusts from east and southeast up to 30-35 m/s

Loose items may be taken by the wind. Possibly cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Bridges may be closed. Some journeys may have longer travel times. The power supply may be impacted, due to tree(s) falling over. Some roads may be closed due to trees or other objects in the road. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. The strong wind may cause locally high waves in fjords and lakes.

Secure loose objects. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Be careful in coastal areas. 

Coasts:
Aust-Agder kyst
Until 22.01.2021 23:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
This afternoon and evening westerly occasionally near gale force 7.
If the engine stops you can float towards land. Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Finnmark kyst
Until 23.01.2021 21:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
From Friday evening still east gale force 8, occasionally strong gale force 9, somewhat decreasing during Saturday and from Saturday afternoon near gale force 7.

Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. High waves whose crests sometimes roll over. Airborne spray may reduce visibility.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Hordaland kyst
Until 23.01.2021 09:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
This afternoon, Friday, increasing west occasionally near gale force 7, Saturday morning increasing.
If the engine stops you can float towards land. Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

It is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat. Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Møre og Romsdal kyst
Nord-Trøndelag kyst
Until 23.01.2021 19:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Friday evening east gale force 8, slowly decreasing force 6 Saturday afternoon.
Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Moderately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Considerable airborne spray.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Nordland kyst
Until 23.01.2021 19:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Friday evening east gale force 8, slowly decreasing force 6 Saturday afternoon.


Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Moderately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Considerable airborne spray.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Rogaland kyst
Until 23.01.2021 09:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
This afternoon, Friday, auking to west and northwest at times near gale force 7, laurdag morgon minkande.
If the engine stops you can float towards land. Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

It is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat. Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Sogn og Fjordane kyst
Sør-Trøndelag kyst
Until 23.01.2021 19:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Friday evening east gale force 8, slowly decreasing force 6 Saturday afternoon.

Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Moderately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Considerable airborne spray.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Troms kyst
Until 23.01.2021 21:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
From Friday evening still east gale force 8, occasionally strong gale force 9, somewhat decreasing during Saturday and from Saturday afternoon near gale force 7.
Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. High waves whose crests sometimes roll over. Airborne spray may reduce visibility.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Vest-Agder kyst
Until 22.01.2021 23:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
This afternoon and evening westerly occasionally near gale force 7.

If the engine stops you can float towards land. Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Vestfold kyst
Østfold kyst
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