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Greenland Sea Areas

Friday the 26. May 2017.

There is gale warning for Kangikajik, Aputiteeq, Kulusuk, Timmiarmiut, Nunap Isuata Kangia, Nunap Isuata Kitaa, Meqquitsoq, Attu, Uiffaq and Kiatak.

Synopsis /1800 UTC..

Forecast, valid to the 28. May 00 UTC.. Issued at 20.17 UTC..

A low, 1000 hPa, southwest of Cape Farewell is moving towards east filling while a low, 1000 hPa, southwest of Iceland is moving a little towards north and the associated front gives snow, sleet and rain to the southern and eastern waters.A minor low, 1020 hPa, west of Kiatak is moving slowly towards southeast and gives locally snow to Kiatak and northern part of Qimusseriarsuaq.Along the Westcoast rolige forhold with locally fog.

Forecast for Daneborg

East 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early east 4 to 9 m/s. And in southwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon in northern part variable below 5 m/s. And in southern part northeast 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening northeast 5 to 10 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Old ice and thick first-year ice throughout the area, but open water in the southeastern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Kangikajik

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

Significant wave height: 5 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 Aputiteeq

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

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

Old ice and thick first-year ice in the western and northern 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. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 3,5 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 north 14 to 19 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

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

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

Old ice and thick first-year ice in the northwestern part along the coast. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from northeast 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. And in northwestern part northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening in western part north 2 to 7 m/s. And in eastern part gale from north 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Narsalik

North 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

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

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

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

Forecast for Attu

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

Significant wave height: 1,5 m. Swells: 0,5 m.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the northern and western part. Open water in the southeastern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Uiffaq

Northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. And in northwestern part northwest 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 1,5 m. Swells: 0,5 m.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the western and northern part. Open water in the southeastern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the northeastern part, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Northwest 5 to 10 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon northwest 5 to 10 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow evening in western part north 4 to 9 m/s. And in eastern part variable below 5 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area, but in the southeastern part areas with open water. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kiatak

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

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

In the eastern part thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. In the western part areas with open water with strips and patches of thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area,