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Greenland Sea Areas

Saturday the 20. January 2018, 12.30 UTC.

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

Synopsis /1200 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 21. January 12 UTC.. Issued at 12.30 UTC.

A low, 980 hPa, southwest of Cape Farewell, is moving slowly towards northwest, and is expected this night 00UTC west of Qaqortoq. The low gives strong wind and rain - snow to the southern and southeastern waters. Another low, 1000 hPa, north of Iceland is stationary and filling. The low gives wind and snow to the northeastern waters. The coming night, a new deep low, 970 hPa, moves from south towards Danmarksstrait and is expected Sunday 12UTC near 60N/027W.

Forecast for Daneborg

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

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 3 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 north 14 to 19 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Aputiteeq

Gale from east 12 to 17 m/s. And in northwestern part north 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early gale from northeast 14 to 19 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kulusuk

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

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

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

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 4 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

Gale from east 13 to 18 m/s. Poor visibility. This evening gale from east 10 to 15 m/s. And in southwestern part west 5 to 10 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This night and tomorrow early in northern part gale from east 12 to 17 m/s. And in southern part west 7 to 12 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 4 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

Storm from east 20 to 25 m/s. Poor visibility. This evening gale from southeast 12 to 17 m/s. And in northeastern part gale from east 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early gale from southeast 12 to 17 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Storm from east 20 to 25 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early gale from southeast 12 to 17 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

Gale from east 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This evening gale from northeast 15 to 20 m/s. And in northeastern part northeast 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early gale from east 16 to 21 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Gale from east 13 to 18 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

North 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor visibility. This night northeast 8 to 13 m/s. And in northeastern part east 3 to 8 m/s. Very poor to good visibility. Tomorrow early north 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

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

East 6 to 11 m/s. Very poor visibility. Tomorrow early gale from east 9 to 14 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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 northern part northeast 1 to 6 m/s. And in southern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. This evening, this night and tomorrow early 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

North 8 to 13 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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