Low level flight conditions over Iceland


                 Low level flight conditions over Iceland

                 17.02.2020

OUTLOOK 1700 - 2300 GMT.

Winds/temperature at significant levels:
FL050: 040/25-35KT, but calmer in the SE, -07
FL100: 050/20-30KT, -15
FL180: 06020KT, -32

Overview of weather systems:
400 km SW of Lofoten there is an extensive 959 mb low moving N. 250 km NE of Langanesi there is a 963 mb through moving SSW and by the SE-coast of Iceland there is a small quasi stationary 970 mb low.

Near surface winds:
NE and N 20 to 30KT.

Cloud heights/visibility/weather:
BKN/OVC at 0800 to 1800 FT and widely poor visibility in sleet or snow. FEW/SCT above 3000 FT and good visibility in SW-Icleand. Tops above 20 thousand FT.

Visual flight conditions in Iceland:
Good in the S, but impassable in N-Iceland.

Freezing level:
Close to the surface, but up to 2000 feet at the south coast.

Atmospheric or cloud icing:
MOD in precipitation.

Turbulence:
LGT OCNL MOD.

Other information:
NIL






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