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

Overall: 3.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent glassy conditions at Kvalnes (Lofoten) have likely become affected by the arrival of onshore winds (light winds from the NNE at Vestvagoy wx 6 km from Kvalnes (Lofoten)). 5.0m 12 s period wind swell from WNW is too big
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Light
15 km/h
NNE
Onshore
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Kvalnes (Lofoten) Surf Forecast / Lofoten and Arctic / Norway

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Sunday 26 Mar 2017 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 3.4 °C (Statistics for 26 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 4.7 max: 5.6 min: 3.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)11128910101099888714775777776
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)298415041363167015041271894516417290176127736170806881512624157
Wind
(km/h)
30 W30
35 N35
50 NW50
45 NW45
35 NW35
35 NW35
30 NW30
20 NNW20
25 NNW25
15 NW15
15 WNW15
10 WSW10
5 NE5
5 SW5
15 N15
20 NE20
40 ENE40
25 ENE25
15 ESE15
10 SSE10
20 S20
25 SSW25
30 SSW30
Wind State(?)cross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:08AM
1.77
1:18PM
1.92

1:46AM
1.88
1:55PM
2.02

2:23AM
1.96

2:34PM
2.07
3:02AM
1.99

3:15PM
2.08
3:44AM
1.97

3:59PM
2.02
4:27AM
1.91

4:48PM
1.91

5:16AM
1.80
5:43PM
1.76


Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:10AM
0.24
7:34PM
0.06

7:47AM
0.14

8:12PM
-0.04
8:26AM
0.07

8:51PM
-0.08
9:06AM
0.05

9:32PM
-0.06
9:49AM
0.07

10:16PM
0.02
10:36AM
0.14

11:04PM
0.15
11:29AM
0.24

11:59PM
0.30

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
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
420-1-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-1010100-1133
Low °C
22-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-1-1-100000-1-1-123
Chill °C (?)
-2-3-8-9-10-10-9-8-7-5-6-5-30-3-6-6-6-5-4-4-2-2
Sunrise
-6:35--6:31--6:26--6:22--6:18--6:13--6:09--6:05
Sunset
--7:45--7:49--7:52--7:55--8:00--8:04--8:07--
Short Range Forecast: Mild at first with light rain (total 6mm) on Mon morning followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morning. Icy conditions (max 4°C on Sun night, min -2°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Mon afternoon, light winds from the NW by Wed night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Icy conditions (max 3°C on Sun night, min -1°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the ENE by Sat morning).

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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 Islands and Arctic? If you are looking for accommodation near Kvalnes (Lofoten), camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Lofoten Islands and Arctic, 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