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Veðurstofa Íslands / The Icelandic Meteorological Office

Weather warnings: Iceland

Awareness Reports - You can find detailed information about the warnings in the awareness reports issued for each area. Select the relevant area.

Breidafjordur - Westnorthwest Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 15:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Ongoing northerly blizzard conditions, especially on mountain roads. Traffic routes are blocked until further notice, please see http://www.road.is/travel-info/road-conditions-and-weather/ for more information on road conditions.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Central highlands - Uninhabited part of Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 23:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Orange)
North 25-33 m/s, but much ligher winds in the east part until evening. Blizzard and dangerous travelling conditions.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
East Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 21:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Orange)
North severe gale or storm with snow and blowing snow, but sleet by the sea side. Wind will decrease after noon but blizzard conditions will continue until evening. The weather is likely to cause transport disturbances and traveling is not advised while the weather warning is in effect. Higher sea levels are anticipated due to storm surge with the possibility of small boats being damaged or detached from the dock. People are advised to show caution and monitor weather forecasts.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Eastfjords
Until 11.12.2019 23:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Orange)
North severe gale or storm with snow and blowing snow, but sleet by the sea side. Wind will decrease after noon but blizzard conditions will continue until evening. The weather is likely to cause transport disturbances and traveling is not advised while the weather warning is in effect. People are advised to show caution and monitor weather forecasts.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Northeast Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 22:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Orange)
North storm (20-28 m/s) and severe blowing snow with poor visibility and dangerous road conditions. The weather is likely to cause transport disturbances and travelling is not advised while the weather warning is in effect. Higher sea levels are anticipated due to storm surge with the possibility of small boats being damaged or detached from the dock. People are advised to show caution and monitor weather forecasts.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Northwest Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 22:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Northeast 13-18 m/s, showers of snow and drifting snow. Poor visibility. Traffic routes are blocked until further notice, please see http://www.road.is/travel-info/road-conditions-and-weather/ for more information on road conditions.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Southeast Iceland
Until 12.12.2019 03:00 CET
Wind (Orange)
Becoming north strong gale or storm 20-28 m/s, but stronger winds in the east part into the afternoon. Dangerous and violent wind gust can be expected near mountains, e.g. near Mýrdalsjökull and Vatnajökull. Extensive transport disturbances and closure of key routes can be expected. Extensive transport disturbances and closure of key routes can be expected. Higher sea levels and sand storms are anticipated due to the weather. Risk of damages due to flying debris can also be expected and people are advised to secure their surroundings, fasten loose items, show caution and monitor weather forecasts. Traveling can be hazardous and is not advised while the weather warning is in effect.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Westfjords
Until 11.12.2019 18:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Northeast 13-18 m/s on mountain roads. Showers of snow, drifting snow and poor visibility. Traffic routes are blocked until further notice, please see http://www.road.is/travel-info/road-conditions-and-weather/ for more information on road conditions.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
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