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Greenland Sea Areas

Monday the 20. November 2017, 17.30 UTC..

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

Synopsis /0600 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 21. November 18 UTC.. Issued at 17.30 UTC..

South moving lows east of Greenland are moving towards Iceland causing a north and northeastern flow of cold air with snow and snow showers over the northeastern, eastern and southeastern waters. Over the Westcoast cold air and weak easterly flow. A front over Labrador is moving northeast, giving increasing east- and southeasterly wind over southern Greenland.

Forecast for Daneborg

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

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

Old ice and young ice in the north- and western part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kangikajik

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

Significant wave height: 8 m. Swells: 4 m.

Young ice and nilas in the western part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Aputiteeq

Gale from northeast 12 to 17 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon gale from northeast 14 to 19 m/s. And in southwestern part north 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Young ice and nilas in the western- and northern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kulusuk

Gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Strips and patches of nilas in the westernmost part along the coast. Many icebergs and growlers in the western part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

Gale from northeast 16 to 21 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow early gale from northeast 16 to 21 m/s. And in northeastern part northeast 7 to 12 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. Tomorrow around noon gale from northeast 15 to 20 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Strips and patches of nilas in the westernmost part along the coast. Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

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

Significant wave height: 7 m. Swells: 3,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Storm from east 22 to 27 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 9 m. Swells: 2,5 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Storm from east 22 to 27 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 10 m. Swells: 3 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Narsalik

Storm from southeast 21 to 26 m/s. And in northeastern part gale from southeast 10 to 15 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 9 m. Swells: 4 m.

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Gale from southeast 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This night gale from southeast 12 to 17 m/s. And in northeastern part southeast 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early in western part gale from southeast 13 to 18 m/s. And in eastern part east 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon east 5 to 10 m/s. And in southwestern part gale from southeast 15 to 20 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

Northeast 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Young ice and nilas in the western part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

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

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

Young ice and nilas in the western part. Scattered icebergs and growlers in the eastern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Northeast 7 to 12 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Young ice and nilas throughout the area, however areas with open water in the southeastern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kiatak

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

Young ice and nilas throughout the area. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area.