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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 26.06.2021 04:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
SW-ly gale or severe gale expected with sustained wind speed 18-25 m/s (65-90 km/h). Strong wind gust expected near mountains which may exceed 35 m/s (126 km/h), especially on the north part of Snæfellsnes peninsula. Can be hazardous for vehicles that are sensitive to wind. 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 26.06.2021 19:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
SS-ly gale or severe gale expected with sustained wind speed 18 - 25 m/s (65-90 km/h) in the north part. Strong and hazardous wind gust expected near mountains, 35 m/s (126 km/h) and blowing sand. Traveling can be hazardous and people are advised to plan accordingly, show caution and monitor weather forecasts.

Rapid warming is expected in the middle highlands, especially around the Fimmvörðuháls hiking path and Laugavegur hiking path. Rivers and streams will increase and make them difficult to cross, and hikers are advised to account for delays while hiking over areas where snow is melting.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Northeast Iceland
Until 25.06.2021 18:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
SW-ly gale or severe gale expected with sustained wind speed 18-25 m/s, and strong wind gust near mountains of 35 m/s. Can be hazardous for vehicles that are sensitive to wind and travelers should plan accordingly. People are advised to secure their neighborhood and show caution

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Northwest Iceland
Until 25.06.2021 12:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
SW-ly gale or severe gale expected with sustained wind speed 15-23 m/s (54-83 km/h). Wind gusts over 30 m/s (108 km/h) can be expected. Can be hazardous for vehicles that are sensitive to wind and travelers should plan accordingly. People are advised to secure their neighborhood and show caution.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Southeast Iceland
Until 26.06.2021 17:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
SW-ly gale or severe gale expected with sustained wind speed 15-23 m/s (54-83 km/h) near Öræfajökull, with strong wind gust of 25-30 m/s (90-108 km/h). Can be hazardous for vehicles that are sensitive to wind and travelers should plan accordingly. People are advised to secure their neighborhood and show caution.

For further information see: https://en.vedur.is/alerts 
Westfjords
Until 26.06.2021 07:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
SW-ly gale or severe gale expected with sustained wind speed 18-25 m/s (65-90 km/h) and strong wind gust near mountains which locally may exceed 30 m/s (108 km/h). Can be hazardous for vehicles that are sensitive to wind and travelers should plan accordingly. People are advised to secure their neighborhood and show caution. Tents can be damaged and hikers should shelter indoors.

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