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Avalanche warning for region Lofoten og Vesterålen Saturday 27.05.2023

Danger level 1 - Low avalanche danger

Favorable conditions. Rain and heat give increased danger of wet avalanches. Glide avalanches are possible.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Avalanches may release spontaneously on a few steep slopes. Avalanches are relatively harmless to people, but can knock you off balance. Can be dangerous close to terrain traps. (size 1)

Loose snow


The bulletin is a planning tool and may differ from the actual situation. Always make your own evaluation. To be 100 % avalanche safe, avoid all avalanche terrain.

Snow cover (in Norwegian), 26.05.2023

Snøoverflata har vore våt heilt til fjelltopphøgd. Torsdag og fredag kom det litt nysnø i fjellet.

Det gamle snødekket er smelteomvandla

Varierande snøgrense i regionen. På kysten mot storhavet er fjella i stor grad snøfrie, medan det framleis er skiføre aust på Hinnøya og i Vågan.

Mountain weather, 26.05.2023

9 mm precipitation, up to 14 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 600 m a.s.l Friday night. Strong breeze from west, changing to fresh breeze from the west during the evening. -4 °C to 4 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

Mountain weather, 27.05.2023

10 mm precipitation, up to 25 mm in the most exposed areas. Precipitation as rain. Fresh breeze from southwest, changing to strong breeze from the southeast during renoon. -3 °C to 4 °C at 700 m a.s.l. Cloudy.

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