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Greenland Sea Areas

Tuesday the 23. January 2018, 7.15 UTC..

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

Synopsis /0600 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 24. January 06 UTC.. Issued at 7.15 UTC..

A with low pressure area, 962 hPa, southeast of Cape Farewell is moving very slowly towards east, and an associated front gives rain, sleet and snow to the eastern waters. In northwestern waters risk of fog patches. Otherwise locally a little snow or a few snow showers.

Forecast for Daneborg

Northeast 6 to 11 m/s. Very poor visibility. This evening and this night gale from northeast 9 to 14 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor to poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from northeast 19 to 24 m/s. Moderate visibility. This evening gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from north 9 to 14 m/s. Moderate visibility. This night gale from northeast 16 to 21 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 3 m.

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

Forecast for Aputiteeq

Storm from northeast 22 to 27 m/s. Poor visibility. This night gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from northeast 10 to 15 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 10 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

Storm from northeast 22 to 27 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 11 m. Swells: 8 m.

Old ice and medium first-year ice in western part. Many icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise scattered occurrences of old ice and thin first-year ice.

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

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

Significant wave height: 11 m. Swells: 8 m.

Strips and patches of old ice and thin first-year ice in the western part. Scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Storm from north 22 to 27 m/s. Poor visibility. This night gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 10 m. Swells: 8 m.

Strips and patches old ice and thin first-year ice in the northwestern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from northwest 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from northwest 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

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

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

Areas with young ice and nilas in the eastern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

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

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

Young ice and nilas in the extreme western part. Areas with young ice and nilas in the eastern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

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

Thin first-year ice and young ice throughout the area, however in the southeastern part open water. Otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

North 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

In western part variable below 5 m/s. And in eastern part northeast 2 to 7 m/s. Very poor visibility. This evening variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. This night in northern part east 1 to 6 m/s. And in southern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Medium 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

In northern part gale from north 10 to 15 m/s. And in southern part northwest 1 to 6 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility. This night north 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Medium and thin first-year ice throughout the area. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area.