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Kvalnes (Lofoten) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Kvalnes (Lofoten) Surf Forecast / Lofoten and Arctic / Norway

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Sunday 30 Aug 2015 CEST

Kvalnes (Lofoten) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Kvalnes (Lofoten) sea temperature is 15.5 °C (Statistics for 30 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 11.8 max: 12.9 min: 10.1 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)-888889889109886710981110109
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)07365373382343349177140175949217621216117182683562262257251
Wind
(km/h)
50 SW50
55 SW55
30 W30
20 NW20
20 NW20
20 N20
20 NNE20
30 NNE30
25 NE25
10 NNE10
20 NNW20
25 S25
5 ENE5
30 NNE30
30 NE30
25 NNE25
20 N20
0 NE0
10 NE10
10 N10
10 NNE10
10 N10
10 NNW10
Wind State(?)offoffcross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:58PM
1.97

2:12AM
2.15

2:42PM
2.02
2:56AM
2.19

3:27PM
2.02
3:42AM
2.16

4:14PM
1.96
4:30AM
2.06

5:03PM
1.86

5:22AM
1.91
5:56PM
1.73

6:21AM
1.73
6:58PM
1.60



Low Tide
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8:01PM
0.03
8:32AM
-0.15

8:45PM
-0.01
9:17AM
-0.17

9:31PM
0.00
10:02AM
-0.11

10:17PM
0.07
10:51AM
0.01

11:08PM
0.18
11:43AM
0.17

12:05AM
0.31
12:43PM
0.34

1:13AM
0.44


Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Kvalnes (Lofoten) blow from the SW.
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Summary
rain shwrslight rainheavy rainlight rainrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearclearclearrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
131313111111899910910111091091011111111
Low °C
1313121111979899810109999910111111
Chill °C (?)
10910899565687108657791091010
Sunrise
5:18--5:22--5:26--5:30--5:33--5:37--5:41--5:45-
Sunset
-20:46--20:43--20:38--20:34--20:30--20:24--20:21--20:16
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Sun night. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Sun morning, min 7°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Sun afternoon, light winds from the SW by Wed night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Thu afternoon, min 8°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu morning, fresh winds from the NNE by Thu night).

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Information about the Kvalnes (Lofoten) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Kvalnes (Lofoten) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Kvalnes (Lofoten) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Kvalnes (Lofoten) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Kvalnes (Lofoten)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Kvalnes (Lofoten) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Lofoten? If you are looking for accommodation near Kvalnes, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Lofoten, consider staying in Stokkmarknes which is 45 km (28 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Lodingen which is 84 km (52 miles) away