Low level flight conditions over Iceland

                 Low level flight conditions over Iceland


OUTLOOK 1700 - 2300 GMT.

Winds/temperature at significant levels:
FL050: Becoming 120/15-40KT, strongest in S-Iceland, -04
FL100: VRB08KT, but becoming 180/15-25KT in the S, -11
FL180: 240/30-50KT, strongest in the S and E, -22

Overview of weather systems:
An extensive 986 mb low 600 km SE of Cape Farewell is moving NE. A 1022 mb high is over Greenland.

Near surface winds:
Becoming E and SE 15-30KT, strongest in the SW, but 35-45KT on the S-coast.

Cloud heights/visibility/weather:
Becoming BKN/OVC at 1000-2500 FT with light rain or drizzle in the S and W part. FEW/SCT at 3000-5000 FT and good visibility in N- and E-Iceland. Tops above 18.000 FT.

Visual flight conditions in Iceland:
Becoming poor/impassable in the S and W part, but mainly good in N- and E-Iceland.

Freezing level:
1000-3500 FT, highest in the SW.

Atmospheric or cloud icing:
Becoming LGT/MOD in the S part.

LGT, but OCNL MOD in S-Iceland.

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