prospects

(Last updated: Monday 26th September)

Weather outlook as at 20.8.16

NW 8-15 m/s, strongest winds by the north coast. Light to moderate breeze in other parts. Rain or even sleet in the N- and NW-part, mainly near the coast. Mostly fair elsewhere. Temperature 3 to 11 deg. C, warmest in the southernmost part. Gradually decreasing wind in the north tomorrow and becoming fair in the western part. Becoming northwest 5-13 m/s with light rain or sleet in the northeast until late afternoon. Somewhat cooler.

Weather forecast for the next few days

On Wednesday: Light variable wind and fair weather, but northwest 3-8 m/s, cloudy and mainly dry by the coast in the northeast part. Temperature 3 to 10 deg. C, mildest in the south but temperature belowe freezing point inland durin the night.

On Thursday and Friday: Northerly wind, widely 5-10 m/s and intermittent sleet or rain in the north, but mostly dry in the south. Becoming rather colder.

On Saturday: Northerly wind, cloudy and some snowshowers in the northeast part, but easterly wind and intermittent rain in the south. Temperature 2 to 7 deg. C, mildest in the south.

On Sunday: Increased east wind and becoming overcast in the south and east parts and starts to rain in the afternoon, but mostly fair in the north. Similar temperature.

On Monday: Slowly increasing east wind and becoming overcast in the south and east, elsewhere fair. Continuing cool weather.

For up-to-date weather forecasts please refer to this page on the Icelandic Met Office website.



Salmon fishing in Iceland
Esteemed Swedish angler, Michael Frodin, fishing the Hofsa.

Salmon fishing in Iceland
Maria Anna Clausen with a specimen Arctic char from the Vatnsdalsa. Photo by husband Olafur Vigfusson.




Johannes with a monster out of Sela in Vopnafjordur.


Magnus Reynisson's beautiful trout from the lake Thingvellir.


Oli Halldor Haldorsson with the first salmon from the Hvita.


A salmon from the Breiddalsa.


Borgar Antonsson (left), assisted by a British angler, lured this 22lb salmon from the Breiddalsa.


Saevar Haukdal plays a fish on the Langa.


Vigfus Orrason landed eight salmon on the Hofsa.