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Greenland Sea Areas

Thursday the 27. April 2017.

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

Synopsis /1500 UTC..

Forecast, valid to the 28. April 18 UTC.. Issued at 16.30 UTC..

A low, 985 hPa, over Timmiarmiut is moving towards east, and associated fronts give rain, sleet or snow to the southeastern and eastern waters. Cold air with snow showers is moving down along the Westcoast from northwest.

Forecast for Daneborg

Southeast 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Old ice and thick first-year ice throughout the area. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Kangikajik

Southeast 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow early east 6 to 11 m/s. And in northwestern part south 5 to 10 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow around noon east 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Southeast 3 to 8 m/s. And in northwestern part southwest 1 to 6 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This night, tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon gale from northeast 17 to 22 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 4 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 Kulusuk

Gale from northeast 17 to 22 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 4 m.

Old ice and thick 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 northwest 14 to 19 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon gale from north 15 to 20 m/s. And in southwestern part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 4 m.

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from west 19 to 24 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 5 m.

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from west 18 to 23 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Strips and patches of old ice and thick first-year ice in the northern part along the coast. Many icebergs and growlers in northern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from northwest 18 to 23 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Strips and patches of old ice and thick first-year ice in the eastern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

Gale from northwest 15 to 20 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Gale from northwest 12 to 17 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 2,5 m.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the northwestern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Attu

North 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Forecast for Uiffaq

Northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area, except for areas with open water in the southeasternmost part near the coast. Many icebergs and growlers in the northeastern part, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

West 5 to 10 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium 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. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon southeast 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year in the southern part. Areas with open water in the northern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.