Low level flight conditions over Iceland

                 Low level flight conditions over Iceland


OUTLOOK 1700 - 2300 GMT.

Winds/temperature at significant levels:
FL050: 200/15-25KT, -08
FL100: 190/10-20KT, -16
FL180: 180/20-30KT, -35

Overview of weather systems:
Close to the Faroe Islands there is a 984 mb low moving slowly E and filling. 250 km NE of Cape Farewell there is a quasi stationary 984 mb which is slowly growing.

Near surface winds:
E and NE 20 to 30 KT, but W 20 KT in the SW-part.

Cloud heights/visibility/weather:
BKN/OVC at 1000 to 2500 FT and widely poor visibility in sleet or snow in N- and E-Iceland. SCT/BKN above 2500 FT and OK visibility in SW-Icleand, but cloud ceiling lowering with showers of snow. Tops above 20 thousand FT.

Visual flight conditions in Iceland:
Impassable in N and E Iceland, becoming poor or impassable in the SW-part.

Freezing level:
Close to the surface, but up to 1000 FT in the S.

Atmospheric or cloud icing:
MOD in precipitation.


Other information:

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