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

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Kvalnes Surf Forecast / Lofoten / Norway

6 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Thursday 24 Apr 2014 CEST

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

Today's Kvalnes sea temperature is 3.4 °C (Statistics for 24 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 5.1 max: 6.1 min: 3.5 °C)

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

NW

NW

NW

NW

NNW

NW

-

-

-

N

N

N

NNW

NW

NNW

N

NW

NNW

N

N

NNE

NE

NNE
Period (s) (?) 8 9 8 7 6 6 - - - 6 9 8 7 9 10 8 7 7 8 8 8 5 8
Surfscale
Wave
Graph

(?)
Energy (?) 149 210 169 57 27 22 0 0 0 1 2 45 249 924 1495 555 118 131 173 132 198 65 131
Wind
(km/h)
10 SSW10
10 SSW10
10 SW10
10 SW10
10 W10
15 WSW15
20 W20
25 WNW25
20 WNW20
20 W20
15 W15
25 SW25
35 NW35
45 WNW45
45 NNW45
30 NE30
20 N20
5 SW5
30 ENE30
30 ENE30
45 ENE45
40 E40
35 E35
Wind State (?) off cross-
off
off off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off cross cross-
off
cross-
on
on cross-
on
glass cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
9:15AM
1.62

10:10PM
1.57
10:24AM
1.70

11:11PM
1.68
11:22AM
1.80

12:04AM
1.79
12:14PM
1.89

12:49AM
1.88
1:01PM
1.95

1:31AM
1.94
1:45PM
1.97

2:10AM
1.96

2:27PM
1.95



Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:47PM
0.34
4:12AM
0.48

4:52PM
0.23

5:14AM
0.38
5:47PM
0.13

6:07AM
0.27
6:34PM
0.05

6:53AM
0.18
7:17PM
0.01

7:36AM
0.11
7:58PM
0.02

8:18AM
0.09

8:37PM
0.06


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 blow from the SW.
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
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clear
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partially cloudy
rain showers
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cloudy
Summary
clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs rain shwrs clear clear clear some clouds rain shwrs light rain cloudy
Rain (mm)
- - - - - - - - - - - 5 - 2 2 1 - - - - 1 2 -
High °C
3 4 5 5 6 7 7 6 6 5 5 5 2 2 5 4 4 4 4 5 6 5 5
Low °C
3 4 4 5 6 6 7 6 5 5 5 3 2 2 4 3 4 3 4 5 5 5 5
Chill °C (?)
1 2 3 3 4 5 4 2 2 1 1 1 -5 -5 -1 -2 0 1 0 0 1 -1 0
Sunrise
4:31 - - 4:26 - - 4:20 - - 4:16 - - 4:11 - - 4:07 - - 4:01 - - 3:58 -
Sunset
- 21:36 - - 21:39 - - 21:45 - - 21:49 - - 21:53 - - 21:58 - - 22:02 - - 22:07
Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Sun night. Low air temperatures (max 7°C on Fri night, min 3°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Thu night, fresh winds from the SSW by Sun night). Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Sun night. Low air temperatures (max 6°C on Wed night, min 2°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the N on Sun night, calm by Tue night).

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Information about the Kvalnes Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Kvalnes provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 6 days. A general guide to surfing at Kvalnes can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Kvalnes 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) 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 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

 

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