Low level flight conditions over Iceland

                 Low level flight conditions over Iceland


OUTLOOK 1200 - 1700 GMT.

Winds/temperature at significant levels:
FL050: 030/25-45KT, strongest in the SE, -09
FL100: 020/25-40KT, strongest in the SE, -18
FL180: 350/20-30KT, -35

Overview of weather systems:
Near the Faroes Islands a 960 mb low is moving slowly NE. 400 km SE of Cape Farewell a 958 mb low is moving SE.

Near surface winds:
N 30 to 50 KT, strongest in Westfjords and SE-Iceland.

Cloud heights/visibility/weather:
BKN/OVC in 1000 to 2500 FT and low visibility in snow or showers in the N and E parts, but SCT/BKN above 2500 in SW-Icelands with good visibility. Tops at 20.000 FT, LYR.

Visual flight conditions in Iceland:
Poor or impassable in the N and E parts, but good in the southwest part.

Freezing level:
At or near the surface.

Atmospheric or cloud icing:
LGT/MOD in clouds in the N and E parts.

LGT/MOD but MOD over Westfjords and Vatnajokull glacier.

Other information:

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