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Greenland Sea Areas

Monday the 24. April 2017.

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

Synopsis /1500 UTC..

Forecast, valid to the 25. April 18 UTC.. Issued at 16.30 UTC.

A low, 988 hPa, west of the water Meqquitsoq is moving towards north and is filling. The associated fronts gives rain, sleet or snow to the southern and western waters. A high, 1037 hPa, just west of Iceland is moving slowly towards south. Cold air is situated over the eastern waters, but over Timmiarmiut and Kulusuk rain, sleet or snow from south.

Forecast for Daneborg

South 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

Old ice and thick first-year ice throughout the area. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from southwest 10 to 15 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Moderate to good visibility.

Significant wave height: 3 m. Swells: 2,5 m.

Old ice and thick first-year ice in the western part. Scattered icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Aputiteeq

Gale from southwest 9 to 14 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 3 m. Swells: 2 m.

Old ice and thick first-year ice in the western part. Scattered icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kulusuk

South 8 to 13 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Old ice and thick first-year ice in the western part along the coast. Scattered icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

Gale from southeast 11 to 16 m/s. And in northwestern part north 6 to 11 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon in western part north 4 to 9 m/s. And in eastern part gale from south 10 to 15 m/s. Moderate to good visibility.

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

Old ice and thick first-year ice in the western part. Many icebergs and growlers in southwestern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from southeast 11 to 16 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow around noon west 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Strips and patches of old ice and thick first-year ice in the northern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the western part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from southeast 11 to 16 m/s. And in southwestern part south 3 to 8 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. This night, tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon south 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 5 m.

Strips and patches of old ice and thick first-year ice in the northern part. Many icebergs and growlers in northern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

In western part south 3 to 8 m/s. And in eastern part gale from southeast 17 to 22 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This night, tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon gale from south 9 to 14 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 5 m.

Strips and pacthes of old ice and thick first-year ice in the eastern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

Gale from southeast 14 to 19 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Gale from south 15 to 20 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early gale from southeast 10 to 15 m/s. And in northwestern part southeast 1 to 6 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow around noon gale from southeast 9 to 14 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 5 m.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the northwestern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Attu

Gale from southeast 10 to 15 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon southeast 2 to 7 m/s. And in southwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Uiffaq

North 3 to 8 m/s. And in southeastern part southeast 1 to 6 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon southeast 3 to 8 m/s. And in northwestern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Poor visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area. Many icebergs and growlers in the northeastern part, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Northwest 5 to 10 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kiatak

North 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.