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Greenland Sea Areas

Saturday the 22. July 2017.

There is storm warning for Nunap Isuata Kitaa and Nunarsuit. There is gale warning for Aputiteeq, Kulusuk, Timmiarmiut, Nunap Isuata Kangia and Narsalik.

Synopsis /1800 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 24. July 00 UTC. Issued at 21.30 UTC.

A low, 1000 hPa, over Denmark Strait is nearly stationary while it slowly is filling, and associated fronts gives rain to the eastern waters. A low, 990 hPa, just east of Labrador, is moving towards north deepening. The associated front gives rain in southern waters. In all waters is there locally risk of fog and fog patches.

Forecast for Daneborg

Variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon south 1 to 6 m/s. And in southwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow evening south 2 to 7 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 1 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

North 8 to 13 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon northwest 2 to 7 m/s. And in southeastern part east 2 to 7 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow evening southwest 3 to 8 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 2 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 north 12 to 17 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 3,5 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

South 2 to 7 m/s. And in northeastern part gale from northwest 10 to 15 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening gale from northeast 9 to 14 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

East 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening gale from northeast 13 to 18 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Old ice in the western part along the coast. Many icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from northeast 16 to 21 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Old ice in the northwestern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the northwestern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Storm from east 21 to 26 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 1,5 m.

Old ice in the northern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the northern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Storm from east 20 to 25 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 4 m.

Scattered icebergs and growlers in the eastern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

East 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon gale from east 11 to 16 m/s. And in northeastern part northwest 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening in northern part northeast 2 to 7 m/s. And in southern part gale from east 12 to 17 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

East 3 to 8 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow early east 2 to 7 m/s. And in northeastern part northwest 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening north 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

North 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

North 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

In northern part southeast 3 to 8 m/s. And in southern part north 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early in western part southeast 4 to 9 m/s. And in eastern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening southeast 6 to 11 m/s. And in southeastern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kiatak

Southeast 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the northern and western part areas with thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area,