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Greenland Sea Areas

Sunday the 23. July 2017.

There is storm warning for Nunap Isuata Kitaa and Nunarsuit. There is gale warning for Aputiteeq, Kulusuk, Timmiarmiut, Nunap Isuata Kangia, Narsalik and Kiatak.

Synopsis /0600 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 24. July 06 UTC.. Issued at 6.55 UTC..

A minor low, about 1010 hPa, over Denmark Strait is moving towards south while it is slowly filling, and associated fronts gives rain to the eastern waters. A low, 990 hPa, just east of Labrador, is moving towards north deepening. The associated front gives rain in southern waters. In all waters there is locally risk of fog and fog patches.

Forecast for Daneborg

In western part north 1 to 6 m/s. And in eastern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor to good visibility. Around noon variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. This evening west 1 to 6 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. This night south 2 to 7 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 1 m. Swells: 1 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

Northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Very poor visibility. This evening southwest 3 to 8 m/s. And in southeastern part east 1 to 6 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. This night southwest 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 2 m. Swells: 2 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 north 10 to 15 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 3 m. Swells: 2,5 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 north 9 to 14 m/s. And in southwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. Around noon, this evening and this night gale from northeast 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

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

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

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

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

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

Old ice in the northwestern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the northwestern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Storm from east 20 to 25 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 2 m.

Old ice in the northern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the northern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Storm from east 20 to 25 m/s. Good visibility. This night storm from east 20 to 25 m/s. And in northeastern part gale from east 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Narsalik

East 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility. Around noon and this evening in northern part northeast 4 to 9 m/s. And in southern part gale from east 13 to 18 m/s. Good visibility. This night north 2 to 7 m/s. And in southwestern part gale from east 10 to 15 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

East 2 to 7 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. Around noon, this evening and this night north 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

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

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

Northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Southeast 5 to 10 m/s. And in southeastern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility. This night in western part southeast 5 to 10 m/s. And in eastern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Moderate to good visibility.

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

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the northeastern part along the coast. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kiatak

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

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

In the northern and western part areas with thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area,