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Greenland Sea Areas

Sunday the 19. February 2017.

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

Synopsis /0600 UTC..

Forecast, valid to the 20. February 06 UTC.. Issued at 7.40 UTC..

A low, 975 hPa, over the Sea next to Labrador is moving slowly towards southeast, later east, while filling some. An associated front gives locally snow in waters Meqquitsoq and Attu, and around the southern part of Greenland wintry showers. Another low, 992 hPa, over the southeastern part of the water Kulusuk is almost stationary, and an associated front gives snow, sleet and rain to the eastern waters.

Forecast for Daneborg

North 7 to 12 m/s. Moderate visibility. This evening north 3 to 8 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. This night variable below 5 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from northeast 10 to 15 m/s. Moderate visibility. This night east 8 to 13 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Moderate to good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Aputiteeq

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

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

Old ice and medium 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 northeast 12 to 17 m/s. Poor visibility. Around noon gale from north 14 to 19 m/s. And in southeastern part gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This evening gale from north 14 to 19 m/s. And in northeastern part gale from southeast 11 to 16 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This night gale from north 14 to 19 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Old ice and medium 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 north 9 to 14 m/s. And in southeastern part southwest 7 to 12 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This night gale from west 12 to 17 m/s. And in southwestern part south 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Old ice and medium 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 Nunap Isuata Kangia

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

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

Strips and patches of old ice and medium first-year ice in the northwesternmost part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from southeast 10 to 15 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from southeast 13 to 18 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Strips and patches of old ice and medium first-year ice in the eastern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Narsalik

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

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

In western part north 8 to 13 m/s. And in eastern part southeast 5 to 10 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Around noon, this evening and this night north 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Thin first-year ice and young ice in the northwesternmost part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Attu

North 6 to 11 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Forecast for Uiffaq

Northwest 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

West 3 to 8 m/s. Very poor visibility. This night northwest 4 to 9 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 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.

Forecast for Kiatak

Gale from north 13 to 18 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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