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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 09:00 CET
Wind (Orange)
Northeasterly and then northerly storm, 23-28 m/s. Snow and blowing snow with poor visibility. The weather is likely to cause transport disturbances. Travelling is not advised while the weather warning is in effect. People are advised to secure their neighborhood and show caution.

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. 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. 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 
Faxafloi - Southwest Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 11:00 CET
Wind (Orange)
Becoming north storm 23-28 m/s and snowshowers. Extensive transport disturbances are likely and closure of some key routes due to the weather. Risk of damages due to flying debris can be expected and people are advised to secure their surroundings and fasten loose items, show caution and monitor weather forecasts. Travelling is not advised while the weather warning is in effect.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Northeast Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 22:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Orange)
Northeasterly and later northerly storm (20-28 m/s) and moderate or severe blowing snow can also be expected with poor visibility and deteriorating road conditions mostly in Eyjafjordur area and on mountain roads. Much lighter wind in the easternmost part of the area until lTuesday evening. 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 02:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Red)
A violent storm, 25 to 33 m/s and a severe blizzard is forecasted in the region. Very poor visibility and dangerous road conditions. The weather is likely to cause transport disturbances and traveling is not advised while the weather warning is in effect. Higher sea levels, waveheight up to 10 m., 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. Traveling should be avoided.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Reykjavik - Capital Region
Until 11.12.2019 08:00 CET
Wind (Orange)
Becoming north severe gale or storm, 20-28 m/s. Transport disturbances are likely during the weather and delay in air traffic. Damages due to flying debris are likely and construction workers are encouraged to secure construction sites. 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 secure their neighborhood, fasten loose items and show caution. Traveling is not advised while the weather warning is in effect.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
South Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 11:00 CET
Wind (Orange)
Becoming north and northwest storm, 23-28 m/s, first in the western part, and closure of some key routes can be expected. Risk of damages due to flying debris can be expected and people are advised to secure their surroundings, fasten loose items, and show caution. Traveling is not advised while the weather warning is in effect. Decreasing wind early Wednesday but 23-33 m/s near Eyjafjöll until Wednesday evening.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Southeast Iceland
Until 11.12.2019 07:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Increasing northwinds, 23-28 m/s by late evening in the westernmost part and violent wind gusts. Dangerous driving conditions. Weather will become increasingly worse early Wednesday morning.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Westfjords
Until 11.12.2019 10:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Orange)
Northeasterly and then northerly storm (23-28 m/s), with snow and blowing snow and poor visibility and deteriorating road conditions. The weather is likely to cause transport disturbances and travelling 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 
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