For those thinking about what to do this coming weekend, know that a high
pressure heat wave – Danish fashion – is on its way, and will probably
remain over the country for a week.
According to the Met Office, this weekend in particular will be serving up
hours of sunshine and temperatures of up to 28 degrees in places. A heat
wave in Denmark is defined as three days in a row with temperatures of over
“It may not be a regular heat wave, but it’s going to be really hot throughout
the country,” says Duty Meteorologist Lars Henriksen.
The warm, dry weather is also expected to continue into next week.
“Looking into next week, the summer weather is going to continue,” says
Henriksen, adding that it will continue dry and with light northerly and
“It will be hottest around east and south-facing coastlines,” he says.
In 2013, Denmark has 243 beaches, 55 marinas and 13 centres which fly the Blue
The Blue Flag is awarded each year to beaches which fulfil pre-determined
criteria on clean bathing water, lifesaving and first aid equipment, emergency
telephone on the beach or nearby, lifeguards (in the summertime), environmental
education activities, information about local eco-systems and nature, toilet
facilities, waste facilities and handicap facilities.
DOCUMENTATION: See Blue Flag beaches near you HERE
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