Low level flight conditions over Iceland

                 Low level flight conditions over Iceland


OUTLOOK 1700 - 2300 GMT.

Winds/temperature at significant levels:
FL050: 060/30-50KT, strongest in the NW, but 02020KT in the S, +02
FL100: 050/20-45KT, strongest in the N and E, -05
FL180: 070/20-40KT, strongest in the N and E, -20

Overview of weather systems:
An extensive 960 mb low 120 km W of the Faroe Islands is moving NW.

Near surface winds:
NE 30-50 KT, strongest in the northwest and by the NE-coast, but N 15-30 KT in the south.

Cloud heights/visibility/weather:
BKN/OVC at 0500-2500 FT and rain or drizzle with limited visibility, but BKN near 3000 FT and mainly dry in the southwest. Tops above 18.000 FT.

Visual flight conditions in Iceland:
Poor or impassable, but marginal or good in the southwest.

Freezing level:
5000 to 6000 FT.

Atmospheric or cloud icing:
Widely MOD in North- and East-Iceland.

LGT, but MOD in the northwest and east part.

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