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Greenland Sea Areas

Saturday the 18. August 2018, 6.45 UTC.

There is gale warning for Daneborg, Kangikajik, Timmiarmiut, Nunap Isuata Kangia, Narsalik and Kiatak.

Synopsis /0300 UTC.:

Forecast, valid to the 19. August 06 UTC. Issued at 6.15 UTC.

A low, 994 hPa, just southsouthwest of the Baffin Iceland is moving east, and the associated front with rain over the western waters weakens gradually. There is risk of fog patches in all waters.

Forecast for Daneborg

Gale from north 10 to 15 m/s. Poor visibility. This evening north 6 to 11 m/s. Poor visibility. This night in western part southwest 1 to 6 m/s. And in eastern part north 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor to good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from north 9 to 14 m/s. Very poor visibility. This evening north 7 to 12 m/s. And in southwestern part southwest 2 to 7 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility. This night in western part southwest 3 to 8 m/s. And in eastern part north 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor to poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Aputiteeq

South 6 to 11 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kulusuk

Southwest 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility. Around noon and this evening southeast 5 to 10 m/s. And in southwestern part north 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. This night north 4 to 9 m/s. And in northeastern part southeast 3 to 8 m/s. Moderate to good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

Gale from southwest 11 to 16 m/s. And in northwestern part north 3 to 8 m/s. Poor visibility. This night in western part north 4 to 9 m/s. And in eastern part southwest 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Scattered icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from west 10 to 15 m/s. Good visibility. This evening and this night southwest 7 to 12 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Southwest 6 to 11 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunarsuit

East 7 to 12 m/s. Poor visibility. Around noon in western part west 2 to 7 m/s. And in eastern part east 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor to good visibility. This evening southeast 3 to 8 m/s. And in northeastern part east 1 to 6 m/s. Very poor to poor visibility. This night southeast 2 to 7 m/s. And in southwestern part southwest 2 to 7 m/s. Poor to good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Narsalik

Gale from southeast 9 to 14 m/s. Poor visibility. Around noon southeast 8 to 13 m/s. And in southwestern part west 5 to 10 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This evening southeast 7 to 12 m/s. Poor visibility. This night east 2 to 7 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Southeast 7 to 12 m/s. Poor visibility. This night northwest 3 to 8 m/s. And in southeastern part southeast 3 to 8 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

Southeast 6 to 11 m/s. Poor visibility. This evening in western part southeast 1 to 6 m/s. And in eastern part north 3 to 8 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This night north 3 to 8 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor to poor visibility.

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

Few strips of thick and medium first-year ice in the extreme northwestern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

Southeast 3 to 8 m/s. Poor visibility. This evening southeast 1 to 6 m/s. And in southeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This night variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Few strips of thick and medium first-year ice in the extreme southwestern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Southeast 6 to 11 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Few strips and patches of thick and medium first-year ice in the western part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kiatak

Gale from southeast 9 to 14 m/s. Moderate visibility. Around noon, this evening and this night southeast 8 to 13 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Few areas with old ice and thick first-year ice in the western part. Many icebergs and growlers in the southern part along the coast, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.