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Greenland Sea Areas

Saturday the 20. October 2018, 11.10 UTC..

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

Synopsis /0900 UTC.:

A minor low, about 1005 hPa, over Melville Bay gives snow showers to the northwestern and western waters. Over the southwestern and southern waters northwestly flow of cold air with snow showers.A low, 975 hPa, east of Kulusuk is moving towards northeast to Denmark Strait. Associated fronts with sleet or rain to the southeastern and eastern waters weaken slowly. A low, 985 hPa, east of Daneborg is moving a little towards north. Associated front gives locally snow, sleet or rain to the northeastern waters. Late in the period a low, 990 hPa, at Newfoundland causing fronts with rain on towards the southernmost waters from southwest.

Forecast, valid to the 21. October 12 UTC.. Issued at 11.15 UTC..

Forecast for Daneborg

Gale from northwest 14 to 19 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the northern and western part old ice and young ice. In the southernmost part along the coast scattered icebergs and growlers, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from northeast 15 to 20 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early southwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the northwesternmost part a few strips and patches of old ice and young ice. In the western part scattered icebergs and growlers, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Aputiteeq

Gale from northeast 16 to 21 m/s. Poor visibility. This night southwest 7 to 12 m/s. And in northeastern part northeast 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early gale from southwest 10 to 15 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the western part along the coast many icebergs and growlers. Otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kulusuk

Gale from northeast 9 to 14 m/s. And in southwestern part west 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. This evening in western part gale from northwest 15 to 20 m/s. And in eastern part west 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility. This night gale from northwest 14 to 19 m/s. And in southwestern part storm from northwest 23 to 28 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early in western part storm from northwest 25 to 30 m/s. And in eastern part gale from west 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the western and northern part along the coast many icebergs and growlers, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

Gale from southwest 17 to 22 m/s. And in northwestern part southwest 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. This evening, this night and tomorrow early in northern part gale from northwest 11 to 16 m/s. And in southern part storm from west 23 to 28 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 5 m.

In the western part along the coast few areas with glacial ice and also few areas with many icebergs and growlers, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from west 16 to 21 m/s. Good visibility. This evening and this night storm from west 21 to 26 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early gale from west 18 to 23 m/s. And in southwestern part west 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from west 15 to 20 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early gale from east 9 to 14 m/s. And in northeastern part west 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

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

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 2,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

Gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This evening northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. This night northwest 5 to 10 m/s. And in northeastern part northeast 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early east 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This evening northwest 5 to 10 m/s. And in northeastern part southeast 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility. This night in western part northwest 3 to 8 m/s. And in eastern part southeast 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early southeast 5 to 10 m/s. And in northwestern part west 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

Northwest 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. This night northwest 4 to 9 m/s. And in southeastern part southeast 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early southeast 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

West 8 to 13 m/s. And in northeastern part south 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility. This evening and this night southwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early in northern part southeast 7 to 12 m/s. And in southern part west 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the northeastern part many icebergs and growlers, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

In western part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. And in eastern part southeast 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. This evening southeast 8 to 13 m/s. And in southwestern part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early in eastern part east 8 to 13 m/s. In northwestern part northeast 4 to 9 m/s. And in southwestern part southwest 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the northwestern part areas with young ice and nilas. In the northern and eastern part along the coast many icebergs and growlers, and a few areas of glacial ice, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kiatak

East 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Throughout the area, areas and strips and patches with young ice and nilas and many icebergs and growlers.