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Greenland Sea Areas

Tuesday the 26. September 2017, 16.15 UTC.

There is gale warning for Kangikajik, Aputiteeq, Kulusuk, Nunap Isuata Kangia, Nunap Isuata Kitaa, Nunarsuit, Narsalik, Meqquitsoq, Attu and Uiffaq.

Synopsis 18.00 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 27. September 18 UTC. Issued at 16.15 UTC.

A minor low, 1008 hPa, over northern Baffin Bay is almost stationary, while slowly filling. Over the western and southern waters north- to northwesterly flow, and in the southern and southwestern waters rain and wintry showers. A low, 987 hPa, over southernmost Timmiarmiut, is moving a little towards west while filling. Associated fronts give rain and locally sleet to the eastern waters. Meanwhile a new frontsystem is approaching the northeastern waters with rain and sleet from this night.

Forecast for Daneborg

North 5 to 10 m/s. And in northwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility. This night in western part north 7 to 12 m/s. And in eastern part southeast 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow early southeast 7 to 12 m/s. And in southwestern part north 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility.Tomorrow around noon southeast 8 to 13 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility.

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

Few strips and patches of old ice and thick first-year ice in the northern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Kangikajik

Gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow early gale from northeast 12 to 17 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from north 11 to 16 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility.Tomorrow around noon gale from southeast 11 to 16 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility.

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

Scattered icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Aputiteeq

In western part gale from northeast 19 to 24 m/s. And in eastern part east 6 to 11 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. This night gale from northeast 11 to 16 m/s. And in southeastern part northeast 1 to 6 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow early in northern part gale from northeast 14 to 19 m/s. And in southern part northeast 6 to 11 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow around noon in eastern part southwest 2 to 7 m/s. In northwestern part gale from northeast 13 to 18 m/s. And in southwestern part northeast 3 to 8 m/s. Poor to good visibility.

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

Scattered icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kulusuk

In western part gale from east 16 to 21 m/s. And in eastern part south 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early east 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon north 4 to 9 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

East 8 to 13 m/s. And in northwestern part north 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early northeast 7 to 12 m/s. And in northwestern part north 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon north 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Scattered icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from west 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon southeast 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Gale from west 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early west 6 to 11 m/s. And in northeastern part east 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon east 7 to 12 m/s. And in southeastern part southwest 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from northwest 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility. This night gale from west 10 to 15 m/s. And in northeastern part east 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon east 8 to 13 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

Gale from northwest 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility. This night in western part northwest 8 to 13 m/s. And in eastern part southeast 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early southeast 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon variable below 5 m/s. And in northwestern part south 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early in western part gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. And in eastern part gale from south 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon southeast 6 to 11 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from north 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

Gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. And in southeastern part south 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon in western part gale from north 9 to 14 m/s. And in eastern part south 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

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

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

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

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Northwest 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kiatak

Northwest 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area.