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Greenland Sea Areas

Friday the 28. April 2017.

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

Synopsis /2100 UTC..

Forecast, valid to the 30. April 00 UTC.. Issued at 21.30 UTC..

A low, 970 hPa, southwest of Iceland is at first still and weakens a little, Saturday is moving slowly towards west and later southwest. The associated fronts gives periods with rain, sleet or snow to the eastern waters. Flow of cold air down along the Westcoast from northwest and from Meqquitsoq and south is expected to first in period a few snow showers. Saturday evening a low pressure is moving, 990 hPa, southeast of the the Baffin Iceland a little towards east.

Forecast for Daneborg

Northeast 4 to 9 m/s. And in southeastern part southeast 4 to 9 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening northeast 3 to 8 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from east 12 to 17 m/s. And in northwestern part north 5 to 10 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening gale from southeast 9 to 14 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 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 Aputiteeq

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

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 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 Kulusuk

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

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 3,5 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 15 to 20 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early gale from north 14 to 19 m/s. And in southwestern part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening gale from north 12 to 17 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. Many icebergs and growlers in southwestern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

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

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 6 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 northwest 18 to 23 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening gale from east 12 to 17 m/s. Good 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. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening gale from east 12 to 17 m/s. Good 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 14 to 19 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening gale from south 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 1,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

North 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening south 5 to 10 m/s. And in northwestern part north 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Attu

Northeast 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 eastern part along the coast. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Uiffaq

North 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

North 3 to 8 m/s. Good 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

Variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon and tomorrow evening north 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

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