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Violent Gale Warning

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Violent Gale Warning

Storm in Reykjavík

Photo: Geir Ólafsson.

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) today and tomorrow, but a storm or violent gale in West Iceland tomorrow.

A southerly or south-easterly gale or strong gale with wind speeds of 18-23 m/sec is expected today, along with occasional rain, but mostly dry in the north. Winds will increase tonight. Tomorrow, a southeasterly storm or violent gale is forecast for West Iceland, with wind speeds ranging from 23-30 m/sec. The strongest winds will be in Northwest Iceland around noon. The winds will rapidly decrease tomorrow afternoon. Southeasterly winds of 18-25 m/sec are forecast for the east tomorrow, but abating winds tomorrow night. Rain or considerable rain, but mostly dry in the north. Temperatures will range from 3 to 9˚C (37 to 48˚F).

You can follow the latest weather forecast at en.vedur.is.

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