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Unstad (Lofoten) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 4.2

Overall: 4.1

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Unstad (Lofoten) (light winds from the SE at Vikingveien Bostad wx 8 km from Unstad (Lofoten)). 1.6m 15 s period swell from W with 1.2m 5 s period wind swell from SSE
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Actual: 57 min ago

Light
15.9 km/h
SE
Cross-Off
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Unstad (Lofoten) Surf Forecast / Lofoten and Arctic / Norway

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Thursday 18 Jan 2018 CET

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

Today's Unstad (Lofoten) sea temperature is 6.3 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 5.5 max: 6.7 min: 4.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
W
1.4
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1.2
WSW
1
WSW
1.1
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0.9
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1
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Period(s) (?)15141414131212141412126710121515141410121615
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)970825613401434276265153390263150245713549429993700332461823103244104639542
Wind
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35
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15
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25
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35
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SSW
25
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40
SSE
55
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35
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45
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Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

1:48PM
1.91
2:05AM
1.73

2:22PM
1.91
2:40AM
1.70

2:54PM
1.89
3:14AM
1.65

3:26PM
1.84
3:50AM
1.60

4:01PM
1.77

4:29AM
1.54
4:38PM
1.70

5:16AM
1.49
5:24PM
1.63

6:12AM
1.45

Low Tide
/ height (m)


8:03PM
0.23
8:06AM
0.25

8:37PM
0.24
8:38AM
0.28

9:12PM
0.27
9:12AM
0.34

9:46PM
0.31
9:46AM
0.41

10:24PM
0.36
10:24AM
0.49

11:05PM
0.40
11:10AM
0.57

11:57PM
0.45
12:09PM
0.64

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 Unstad (Lofoten) blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
-4-3-2-2-2-3-3-3-100210-135645655
Low °C
-4-4-3-2-2-3-3-3-30011-2-205545555
Chill °C (?)
-12-11-9-9-8-9-8-8-7-6-6-4-4-6-7-2-11-2-11-1-1
Sunrise
10:29--10:23--10:19--10:15--10:10--10:04--10:00--9:56-
Sunset
-2:03--2:07--2:14--2:18--2:23--2:30--2:34--2:40
Short Range Forecast: A dusting of new snow. Icy conditions (max 2°C on Sun night, min -4°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sat morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Sun night).Long Range Forecast:A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 51mm) on Tue afternoon. Icy conditions (max 6°C on Tue night, min -2°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Mon morning, near gales from the SSW by Wed morning).

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Information about the Unstad (Lofoten) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Unstad (Lofoten) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Unstad (Lofoten) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Unstad (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 (Unstad (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 Unstad (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.

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