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Greenland Sea Areas

Sunday the 23. July 2017.

There is storm warning for Nunap Isuata Kitaa. There is gale warning for Kulusuk, Timmiarmiut, Nunap Isuata Kangia, Nunarsuit and Narsalik.

Synopsis /1500 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 24. July 18 UTC.. Issued at 16.15 UTC..

A low, 988 hPa, east of Newfoundland, is moving towards north and northwest. The associated front gives rain to the southern waters. In all waters there is locally risk of fog and fog patches.

Forecast for Daneborg

South 1 to 6 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor visibility. This night, tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon southwest 3 to 8 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Old ice and thick first-year ice throughout the area, but open water in the southeastern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Kangikajik

Southwest 3 to 8 m/s. And in southeastern part east 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. This night, tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon southwest 4 to 9 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 1,5 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 Aputiteeq

Northeast 8 to 13 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kulusuk

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

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

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

Forecast for Timmiarmiut

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

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

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Gale from northeast 16 to 21 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow early gale from northeast 15 to 20 m/s. And in southeastern part northeast 7 to 12 m/s. Poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow around noon in northern part gale from northeast 13 to 18 m/s. And in southern part southwest 5 to 10 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Old ice in the northwestern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the northwestern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

Storm from east 20 to 25 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Old ice in the northern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the northern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

Gale from east 19 to 24 m/s. Good visibility. This night gale from east 19 to 24 m/s. And in northeastern part gale from east 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon in southern part gale from east 18 to 23 m/s. In northeastern part west 4 to 9 m/s. And in northwestern part gale from east 10 to 15 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Narsalik

In northern part northeast 2 to 7 m/s. And in southern part gale from east 13 to 18 m/s. Good visibility. This night and tomorrow early northwest 3 to 8 m/s. And in southwestern part gale from east 10 to 15 m/s. Poor to good visibility. Tomorrow around noon northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

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

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

North 6 to 11 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Uiffaq

Northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Very poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 1 m. Swells: 0,5 m.

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

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

Southeast 5 to 10 m/s. And in southeastern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility. This night, tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon north 2 to 7 m/s. And in northwestern part southeast 5 to 10 m/s. Very poor to good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Kiatak

Southeast 7 to 12 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the northern and western part areas with thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area,