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Greenland Sea Areas

Monday the 27. March 2017.

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

Synopsis /1800 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 29. March 00 UTC.. Issued at 21.25 UTC.

A high, about 1030 hPa, over central Greenland is almost stationary. A storm force low, 965 hPa, south of Cape Farewell is almost stationary, and associated fronts with snow, sleet or rain affect the southern waters. A weak front gives locally snow over the southwestern and western waters.

Forecast for Daneborg

Northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early north 3 to 8 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor to good visibility. Tomorrow around noon variable below 5 m/s. And in southeastern part north 1 to 6 m/s. Very poor to good visibility. Tomorrow evening southwest 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Old ice and thick first-year ice in the northern and western part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Kangikajik

Northwest 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early in northern part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. And in southern part east 5 to 10 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. Tomorrow around noon in western part south 1 to 6 m/s. And in eastern part east 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening south 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 2 m. Swells: 1,5 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 9 to 14 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 2,5 m. Swells: 1,5 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 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

Gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 6 m. Swells: 2,5 m.

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Storm from northeast 21 to 26 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. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Storm from northeast 21 to 26 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow evening gale from northeast 19 to 24 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from northeast 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Northeast 8 to 13 m/s. And in southeastern part gale from northeast 18 to 23 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow evening gale from northeast 13 to 18 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Narsalik

Northwest 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Northwest 7 to 12 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Attu

North 3 to 8 m/s. Moderate visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area, but some areas with open water in the southeastern part along the coast. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Uiffaq

North 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice throughout the area. Many icebergs and growlers in the northeastern part, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Variable below 5 m/s. Very poor 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

South 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Medium first-year ice and thin first-year ice throughout the area. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.