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Greenland Sea Areas

Monday the 23. January 2017.

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

Synopsis /1800 UTC..

Forecast, valid to the 25. January 00 UTC.. Issued at 23.00 UTC..

Flow of cold air down along western Greenland with snow showers to the western and southern waters.A low, 970 hPa, east of Cape Farewell is almost stationary while it is deepening, and associated fronts gives snow, sleet and rain to the eastern waters.

Forecast for Daneborg

Gale from north 14 to 19 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 2 m.

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

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from northeast 15 to 20 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Gale from northeast 14 to 19 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon gale from northeast 19 to 24 m/s. And in southeastern part gale from southeast 10 to 15 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow evening gale from northeast 19 to 24 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 6 m.

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

Forecast for Kulusuk

Gale from northeast 12 to 17 m/s. And in northeastern part southeast 4 to 9 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow around noon gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. And in southeastern part south 6 to 11 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow evening in western part gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. And in eastern part south 6 to 11 m/s. Poor to good visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 6 m.

Old ice and thin 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 west 11 to 16 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon gale from southwest 13 to 18 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from northeast 11 to 16 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow evening in western part gale from northeast 11 to 16 m/s. And in eastern part gale from south 10 to 15 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 5 m.

Old ice and thin 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 Nunap Isuata Kangia

Storm from west 20 to 25 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 11 m. Swells: 6 m.

Strips and patches of young ice in northwesternmost part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Storm from northwest 23 to 28 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 13 m. Swells: 5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Storm from northwest 24 to 29 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 13 m. Swells: 7 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

Storm from northwest 24 to 29 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 12 m. Swells: 2,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Storm from north 23 to 28 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 11 m. Swells: 6 m.

Thin first-year ice and young ice in the northwesternmost part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

Gale from north 16 to 21 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow early gale from north 17 to 22 m/s. And in northeastern part gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening in northern part gale from northwest 9 to 14 m/s. And in southern part gale from north 18 to 23 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 1 m.

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

Forecast for Uiffaq

Gale from northwest 10 to 15 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Northwest 8 to 13 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

North 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

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