Low level flight conditions over Iceland


                 Low level flight conditions over Iceland

                 09.03.2021

OUTLOOK 0700 - 1200 GMT.

Winds/temperature at significant levels:
FL050: 090/10-20KT, strongest in the E, -06
FL100: 180/10-20KT, becoming 110/10-20KT, -16
FL180: 170/20-45KT, -33

Overview of weather systems:
An intensifying 994 mb low, 400 km S of the Westman Islands, is moving N.

Near surface winds:
E and SE 10-20KT.

Cloud heights/visibility/weather:
BKN/OVC at 0500-2000 FT in the E- and SE-parts and intermittent rain, sleet or snow with limited/poor visibility. Also locally fog at first. SCT/BKN above 3000 FT at other places and good visibility with possible light precipitation. Tops above 20.000 FT.

Visual flight conditions in Iceland:
Impassable in the E- and SE-parts, marginal in other places.

Freezing level:
Mainly at or near SFC, but up to 2000 FT along the S-coast.

Atmospheric or cloud icing:
LGT/MOD in precipitation.

Turbulence:
Mainly LGT.

Other information:
Nil.






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