Avalanche forecast for Ofoten Saturday 2019-05-25

Highest danger level per day:

Generally stabile conditions. Be aware in sun-exposed aspects for natural triggered avalanches.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Be careful where the avalanche problem is found in combination with terrain traps. You will only find the avalanche problem in a few isolated areas.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

Read more about the avalanche problem
1 - Small
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
-2 °C to 5 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1100 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Clear skies.

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0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from northeast.
-3 °C to 3 °C at 1100 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 800 m a.s.l. during renoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Ofoten / Narvik


25.05.2019 kl. 14:22

738 masl

tuh@nve (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Snow Cover Copyright:  tuh@nve Comment:  Fortsatt mye snø igjen i fjellet. Bilde tatt mot sør -sørvest på 730 moh.

Snow Cover


ObsID: 195623

Ofoten / Hamarøy


23.05.2019 kl. 13:50

1136 masl

Kaj@obskorps (****)

Image Of Avalanche Activity
Image 1 of 1 Of:  Avalanche Activity Copyright:  Kaj@obskorps Comment:  Str.1,5 våte løssnø skred i bratt solvendt heng.

Avalanche Problems

Loose wet avalanche Loose snow Easy to trigger Possible 1 - Small Isolated steep slopes S, SW, W below 1300 masl Kanskje mulig med str.2 på enkelte utsatt steder.

Avalanche Danger Assessment

1 Low Nattefrost for første gang på 6 dager har hatt et gunstig effekt på stabilisering av snødekket.

Danger Sign

Recent avalanches Str.1,5 våte løssnø skred i bratt solvendt heng.


No precipitation 4 °C 7 m/s from E ← Ordentlig nattefrost for første gang på nesten en uke.

Avalanche Activity

24. May. During the day (+02:00) Loose wet avalanche Few (2-5). 1 - Small. Easy to trigger Isolated steep slopes. SE, S. Between 1100 masl and 1000 masl Str.1,5 våte løssnø skred i bratt solvendt heng.

Snow Cover

Crust Nattefrost har dannet et solid skare (ihvertfall fra 800moh og oppover- ingen obs fra lavere). Utover dagen ble det myk og fin i solvendt aspekter.

ObsID: 195556

Ofoten / Narvik


22.05.2019 kl. 13:59

780 masl

Kaj@obskorps (****)


5 °C 100% clouds Overskyet og tåkete . Ingen nattefrost.

Snow Cover

Wet loose snow Wet

ObsID: 195554

The bulletin does not include a detailed text about the avalanche conditions. This is only given in Norwegian. Translate it using google translate if you like. The text result will be informative, and most likely amusing

For planning your trip and recognizing avalanche terrain, use maps.

Norway has 1:50 000 maps for the whole country. Maps can be bought at bookstores and sports shops, or printed from the net.

For slope angle maps, download the app Varsom Regobs on App Store | Google Play or see our slope angle map at senorge.no ("helning" means slope angle).

Modelled snowpack and historic and current weather information can be found on the webpage senorge.no. This site uses information from the weather stations and interpolate values from the stations for gridded maps.

Detailed weather forecast can be found online at www.yr.no or www.storm.no. Yr.no is also in English, but the weather in text format is only given in Norwegian.