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Greenland Sea Areas

Monday the 10. December 2018, 12.20 UTC..

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

Synopsis /1200 UTC.:

A ridge of high pressure over the northeastern waters until this night. Several lows south and east of southern Greenland gives up to storm, and widespread snow and sleet to the southeastern waters. Heavy northern flow to the southwestern and western waters. A front zone over Ellesmere is moving towards southeast and gives strong wind and widespread snow to the northwesternmost waters.

Forecast, valid to the 11. December 12 UTC.. Issued at 12.20 UTC..

Forecast for Daneborg

Northwest 5 to 10 m/s. And in southeastern part south 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor to good visibility. This evening south 5 to 10 m/s. And in southwestern part north 1 to 6 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility. This night and tomorrow early in northern part west 1 to 6 m/s. And in southern part east 4 to 9 m/s. Poor to good visibility.

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

In the southeastern part open water with few icebergs and growlers, otherwise old ice and thin first-year ice.

Forecast for Kangikajik

Northeast 7 to 12 m/s. And in northeastern part south 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. This evening, this night and tomorrow early gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

In the western and southern part old ice and thin first-year ice, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Aputiteeq

Storm from northeast 20 to 25 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from northeast 11 to 16 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. This evening storm from northeast 29 to 34 m/s. And in northwestern part storm from northeast 20 to 25 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This night in northern part storm from northeast 21 to 26 m/s. And in southern part storm from northeast 32 to 37 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early storm from northeast 23 to 28 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 10 m. Swells: 8 m.

In the northern part old ice and young ice. In the southern part along the coast old ice and young ice and areas with many icebergs and growlers, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kulusuk

Storm from northeast 26 to 31 m/s. Poor visibility. This night storm from northeast 32 to 37 m/s. And in southeastern part storm from northeast 20 to 25 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow early storm from northeast 20 to 25 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 10 m. Swells: 9 m.

In the northern part area with old ice and young ice. I the southern part along the coast strips and patches of glacial ice and many icebergs and growlers. Otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

Storm from north 24 to 29 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early gale from north 14 to 19 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 10 m. Swells: 8 m.

In the northern and central part along the coast strips and patches of glacial ice and scattered icebergs and growlers, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Storm from northeast 24 to 29 m/s. And in southeastern part gale from northeast 12 to 17 m/s. Poor to good visibility. This evening and this night storm from north 23 to 28 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow early gale from north 15 to 20 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 10 m. Swells: 7 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Storm from northeast 22 to 27 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from north 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This evening, this night and tomorrow early gale from north 17 to 22 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 6 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from north 17 to 22 m/s. And in northeastern part gale from northeast 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This evening, this night and tomorrow early gale from northwest 16 to 21 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 4 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

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

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 3 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

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

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 3 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

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

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

In the westernmost part young ice and nilas, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

Gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

In western part thin first-year ice and young ice. In eastern part open water with many or scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

In northern part southeast 8 to 13 m/s. And in southern part north 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility. This night and tomorrow early north 6 to 11 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from southeast 9 to 14 m/s. Very poor to poor visibility.

In the southeasternmost part open water with many icebergs and growlers. In the remaining part thin first-year ice and young ice including many icebergs and growlers along the coast in the northern and western part.

Forecast for Kiatak

In northern part storm from south 22 to 27 m/s. And in southern part gale from southeast 13 to 18 m/s. Poor visibility. This night and tomorrow early gale from southeast 18 to 23 m/s. Poor visibility.

Thin first-year ice and young ice throughout the area, and many icebergs and growlers.