Warning from MET Norway for Roest Bank, Outer Vestfjord, Vesteraalbanks, Banks outside Troms, Tromsoeflaket, Deep D4, Deep E4, Lofoten and Vesteraalen

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Polar low, yellow level (MET)

Published: Valid: from 25.11.2021 21:00 to 26.11.2021 18:00

Warning

Polar low

  • Sender: MET Norway
  • Danger increase: Thursday, November 25, 2021, kl. 9:00 PM
  • Danger decrease: Friday, November 26, 2021, kl. 6:00 PM
  • Certainty: Likely > 50%

Consequence

Abrupt change in wind speed and wind direction. It can be difficult to navigate due to snow, blowing snow and reduced visibility. Some journeys may have longer travel time. It can be locally difficult driving conditions due to heavy snowfall in combination with wind.

Advice

Be aware of abrupt weather changes. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Consider whether the journey is necessary. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving.

Description

A polar low will Thursday evening develop on Tromsoeflaket in the sea west of Finnmark and will move towards southwest. In the western part of the low northerly winds with storm force 25 m/s is expected. Late Friday morning the polar lowet is located in Vestfjorden and filling Friday afternoon.

Map of polar low, yellow level, Roest Bank, Outer Vestfjord, Vesteraalbanks, Banks outside Troms, Tromsoeflaket, Deep D4, Deep E4, Lofoten and Vesteraalen, 25 November 20:00 UTC to 26 November 17:00 UTC.
Map of polar low, yellow level, Roest Bank, Outer Vestfjord, Vesteraalbanks, Banks outside Troms, Tromsoeflaket, Deep D4, Deep E4, Lofoten and Vesteraalen, 25 November 20:00 UTC to 26 November 17:00 UTC.