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Greenland Sea Areas

Tuesday the 28. March 2017.

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

Synopsis /1500 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 29. March 18 UTC. Issued at 16.30 UTC.

A high, about 1025 hPa, over central Greenland weakens somewhat. A storm force low, 970 hPa, somewhat east of Newfoundland, is slowly filling. Associated fronts with snow, sleet or rain affect the southern waters, both west and east of Greenland.

Forecast for Daneborg

Southwest 4 to 9 m/s. Poor visibility. This night south 6 to 11 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow early in northern part variable below 5 m/s. And in southern part southwest 6 to 11 m/s. Very poor to poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon north 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Old ice and thick first-year ice in the northern and western part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Kangikajik

South 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early southwest 5 to 10 m/s. And in southwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow around noon north 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Northeast 8 to 13 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow early northeast 6 to 11 m/s. And in northeastern part south 3 to 8 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow around noon northeast 4 to 9 m/s. Poor 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 Kulusuk

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

Significant wave height: 3,5 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 Timmiarmiut

Gale from northeast 17 to 22 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 3 m.

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Strips and patches of old ice and thick first-year ice in the northern part. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 5 m.

Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from northeast 12 to 17 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

Gale from northwest 10 to 15 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 3 m. Swells: 1,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Attu

North 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon north 5 to 10 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area, but open water in the southeastern part along the coast. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Uiffaq

Northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Very 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

Variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon east 3 to 8 m/s. Very poor 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

Southeast 3 to 8 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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