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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 7 am Saturday 23 May 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 6.3 °C (Statistics for 23 May 1981-2005 - mean: 6.8 max: 8.5 min: 5.4 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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W

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NNE

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NNE

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Period(s) (?)6711878781312776778776661010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)72626914210897511122023473223122339115106423031207068
Wind
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10 WSW10
25 N25
25 N25
20 WNW20
5 WNW5
10 NE10
15 NE15
25 NNE25
20 NE20
5 NE5
0 NNW0
10 SW10
10 WSW10
10 W10
15 W15
25 NNE25
20 NNW20
15 WNW15
10 WNW10
5 NW5
5 N5
5 NE5
10 NE10
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:38PM
1.56

5:54AM
1.66
6:34PM
1.45

6:47AM
1.56
7:37PM
1.38

7:48AM
1.50

8:44PM
1.36
8:55AM
1.47

9:49PM
1.39
9:56AM
1.48

10:44PM
1.45
10:49AM
1.52

11:30PM
1.53


Low Tide
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11:28AM
0.30

11:38PM
0.47
12:20PM
0.41

12:30AM
0.58
1:20PM
0.48

1:32AM
0.65

2:26PM
0.52
2:42AM
0.68

3:27PM
0.52
3:48AM
0.66

4:23PM
0.48
4:43AM
0.61

5:12PM
0.43



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 shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrslight rainlight rainmod. rainlight rainlight rainrain shwrsclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
5632363448101055543257687
Sunrise
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Sunset
-0:17--0:31--24:00--24:00--24:00--24:00--24:00--24:00
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Tue afternoon, min 5°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Mon night, calm by Tue afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 27mm), heaviest during Thu morning. Low air temperatures (max 9°C on Sat afternoon, min 6°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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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