Low level flight conditions over Iceland


                 Low level flight conditions over Iceland

                 09.02.2023

OUTLOOK 1200 - 1700 GMT.

Winds/temperature at significant levels:
FL050: 230/20-30KT, -14
FL100: 270/30-40KT, -19
FL180: 280/60-75KT, -29

Overview of weather systems:
Just S of Iceland is a 1014 mb ridge of high pressure moving E. 700 km S of Cape Farewell is a 976 mb low moving NNE.

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

Cloud heights/visibility/weather:
BKN/OVC at 1.000 to 2.500 FT near the N coast and some scattered light snowshowers with limited visibility. FEW/SCT/BKN above 2.500 FT elsewhere, mostly dry and good visibility. Tops at or above 10.000 FT.

Visual flight conditions in Iceland:
Poor/marginal near the N coast, elsewhere mostly good.

Freezing level:
At the SFC.

Atmospheric or cloud icing:
LGT/MOD in snowshowers.

Turbulence:
LGT, but OCNL MOD near mountains in the Westfjords and in N-Iceland.

Other information:
NIL.

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