Low level flight conditions over Iceland

                 Low level flight conditions over Iceland


OUTLOOK 1700 - 2300 GMT.

Winds/temperature at significant levels:
FL050: 270/25-40KT, +03
FL100: 270/25-40KT, -01
FL180: 260/40-55KT, -17

Overview of weather systems:
Just W of Scotland is a widespread quasi-stationary 1035 mb high. Between Jan Mayen and Norway is a 998 mb low moving NE.

Near surface winds:
SW and W 15-35KT, strongest in the NW.

Cloud heights/visibility/weather:
BKN/OVC at 0800-2500 FT in the W-parts and patches of drizzle with limited visibility. SCT/BKN above 3000 FT in the E part and mostly good visibility, but some dust/haze in places. Tops about 10-15.000 FT.

Visual flight conditions in Iceland:
Poor/impassable in the W-parts. Mostly good in the E-part.

Freezing level:
From 2000 FT in the NW, up to 10.000 FT in the SE.

Atmospheric or cloud icing:

LGT/OCNL MOD near mountains.

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