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Greenland Sea Areas

Thursday the 22. June 2017.

There is gale warning for Kangikajik, Aputiteeq, Kulusuk and Timmiarmiut.

Synopsis /1200 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 23. June 12 UTC.. Issued at 11.40 UTC.

A low, 986 hPa, southeast of Kulusuk is is moving towards southeast, while associated front locally gives rain and sleet over the eastern waters. A weak front over the the Baffin Island is moving slowly towards east with light rain and sleet. Over all waters is it locally risk of fog.

Forecast for Daneborg

Northeast 4 to 9 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. This evening, this night and tomorrow early northeast 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from northeast 16 to 21 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 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

Gale from northeast 15 to 20 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kulusuk

Gale from northeast 13 to 18 m/s. Good visibility. This night gale from north 11 to 16 m/s. And in southwestern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early in eastern part gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. In northwestern part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. And in southwestern part south 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 3 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 north 11 to 16 m/s. And in southwestern part northwest 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility. This evening gale from north 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This night in western part southwest 4 to 9 m/s. And in eastern part north 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early southwest 6 to 11 m/s. And in northeastern part north 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 3 m.

Old ice in the western part along the coast. Many icebergs and growlers in the southwestern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

North 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early southwest 7 to 12 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Strips and patches of Old ice ice in the northwesternmost part along the coast. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

West 5 to 10 m/s. And in southeastern part northwest 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. This evening, this night and tomorrow early west 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Strips and patches of old ice in the northern part along the coast. Scattered icebergs and growlers in northern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

West 4 to 9 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. This night north 2 to 7 m/s. And in southeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. Tomorrow early northwest 1 to 6 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Narsalik

Northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early in northern part south 1 to 6 m/s. And in southern part northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In northwesternmost part strips and patches of thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

Northwest 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early south 2 to 7 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the western part. Open water in the northeastern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Uiffaq

North 2 to 7 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early variable below 5 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the western part. Open water in the eastern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

North 2 to 7 m/s. Moderate visibility. This evening and this night north 1 to 6 m/s. And in northwestern part southeast 1 to 6 m/s. Very poor to good visibility. Tomorrow early southeast 2 to 7 m/s. And in southwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kiatak

North 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility. This evening and this night in northern part north 3 to 8 m/s. And in southern part southeast 1 to 6 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. Tomorrow early southeast 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Strips and patches of thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area,