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Greenland Sea Areas

Thursday the 26. April 2018, 7.00 UTC..

There is gale warning for Nunap Isuata Kangia, Nunap Isuata Kitaa, Nunarsuit, Meqquitsoq, Attu and Uiffaq.There is risk of ice accretion of Meqquitsoq, Attu and Uiffaq.

Synopsis /0600 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 27. April 06 UTC.. Issued at 7.00 UTC..

Over the eastern waters general weak north and northeastern flow with a few smaller low there can give wintry showers. A low, 990 hPa, over western the Baffin Iceland is moving during the period towards east to the western waters and an associated front gives from this evening heavy southern flow with widespread snow.

Forecast for Daneborg

North 3 to 8 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kangikajik

North 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Aputiteeq

Northeast 5 to 10 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kulusuk

North 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility. Over southern part northwest, 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. This evening and this night northwest 5 to 10 m/s. And in northwestern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

Variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. Around noon in western part variable below 5 m/s. And in eastern part northwest 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility. This evening west 4 to 9 m/s. And in northwestern part south 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. This night west 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. Around noon, this evening and this night gale from west 10 to 15 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. This evening gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This night west 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This evening gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. And in northwestern part south 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. This night west 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Narsalik

Northwest 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. Around noon in western part south 6 to 11 m/s. And in eastern part northwest 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. This evening south 7 to 12 m/s. And in southeastern part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. This night south 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Scattered icebergs and growlers along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

South 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. This evening and this night gale from southeast 12 to 17 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

In the northwestern part thick and medium first-year ice, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

South 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. This evening and this night gale from southeast 14 to 19 m/s. Poor visibility.

Thick and medium first-year ice throughout the area, but areas with open water in the eastern part. Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

Southeast 8 to 13 m/s. Moderate visibility. This night gale from southeast, 9 to 14 m/s.

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

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Southeast 1 to 6 m/s. Poor visibility. This night east 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Forecast for Kiatak

South 2 to 7 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Thick and medium first-year ice throughout the area. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area.