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Greenland Sea Areas

Friday the 14. December 2018, 22.20 UTC.

There is storm warning for Kangikajik. There is gale warning for Daneborg, Aputiteeq, Kulusuk, Timmiarmiut, Nunap Isuata Kangia, Nunap Isuata Kitaa, Nunarsuit, Narsalik, Meqquitsoq, Attu and Uiffaq. There is risk of severe ice accretion of Daneborg, Kangikajik, Meqquitsoq and Attu. There is risk of ice accretion of Uiffaq.

Synopsis /2100 UTC.:

A storm force low, 955 hPa, southwest of Iceland is almost stationary. A minor low over Svalbard is moving towards north. Over the northeastern waters snow, and over the southeastern waters showers. Over the southern and western waters a few snow showers.

Forecast, valid to the 16. December 00 UTC. Issued at 22.20 UTC.

Forecast for Daneborg

Gale from northeast 9 to 14 m/s. And in northeastern part north 6 to 11 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening gale from north 15 to 20 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 3,5 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

In the southeastern part open water with few icebergs and growlers, otherwise old ice and thin first-year ice.

Forecast for Kangikajik

Northeast 8 to 13 m/s. And in northwestern part south 2 to 7 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early gale from north 16 to 21 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening storm from north 25 to 30 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 4 m.

In the western and southern part old ice and thin first-year ice, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Aputiteeq

Gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 4 m.

In the northern part old ice and young ice. In the southern part along the coast old ice and young ice and areas with many icebergs and growlers, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kulusuk

Gale from northeast 13 to 18 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 4 m.

In the northern part a few strips and patches of old ice and young ice. I the southern part along the coast areas and strips and patches of glacial ice and many icebergs and growlers. Otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

Gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 4 m.

In the northern and central part along the coast strips and patches of glacial ice and scattered icebergs and growlers, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from northwest 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 4 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from west 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening west 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from west 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening west 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

In western part gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. And in eastern part southeast 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon northwest 7 to 12 m/s. And in northeastern part southeast 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Gale from north 14 to 19 m/s. And in southeastern part southeast 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

Gale from north 13 to 18 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 2 m.

In the westernmost part young ice and nilas, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

Gale from north 9 to 14 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 2 m. Swells: 1,5 m.

In western part thin first-year ice and young ice. In northeastern part young ice and nilas. In southeastern part open water with many or scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

North 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor visibility.

In the southeasternmost part a few areas with open water but with many icebergs and growlers. In the remaining part thin first-year ice and young ice including many icebergs and growlers along the coast in the northern and western part.

Forecast for Kiatak

In northern part east 3 to 8 m/s. And in southern part variable below 5 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening north 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Thin first-year ice and young ice throughout the area, and many icebergs and growlers.