Weather warnings for Grindavik
SW-ly 18-25 m/s and strong windgusts near mountains. Snow or sleet is also expected on mountain roads with showers of snow overnight and tomorrow. Poor visibility and deteriorating driving conditions. Travelling can be hazardous.
Storm watch - Wind map
High wind speeds expected for Grindavik. More Weather Maps
The animation shows the wind conditions of the storm at 200m above ground, which corresponds well with expected gusts at the surface. Choose other time steps to see the forecast of the storm.
Radar and precipitation nowcast for Grindavik
The location marker is placed on Grindavik. This animation shows the precipitation radar for the last hour, as well as a 1h forecast. Drizzle or light snow fall might be invisible for the radar. Precipitation intensity is colour coded, ranging from light blue to orange.
Meteogram - 5 days - Grindavik
Our 5-day meteogram for Grindavik offers all weather information in 3 simple graphs: [More]
- Temperature chart with weather pictograms. The time from sunrise to sunset is indicated in light yellow.
- Clouds in different altitudes: from few clouds (light grey) to overcast (dark grey). Dark blue bars show hourly precipitation and light blue showers. An asterisk indicates snow fall.
- Forecasts for wind speeds are blue and for gusts are green. The arrowheads point in the same direction as the wind.
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Current satellite and rain images for Grindavik, Iceland
The location marker is placed on Grindavik. [More]
The real-time satellite image combines visible light during daytime with infrared radiation during nighttime. At night, the image is not dark as infrared radiation can detect temperature differences. Unfortunately, low clouds and fog are difficult to distinguish from ground temperatures and thus can be almost invisible during the night. Meteosat satellite images for Europe are updated in real-time every 5 minutes. GOES-16/GOES-17 (North & South America) and Himawari (Asia) images update every 10 minutes.
Precipitation is estimated from radar and satellites. At night precipitation estimates from satellites are less accurate than during daytime. Orange crosses mark places where lightning was detected (over Europe).