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Greenland Sea Areas

Thursday the 22. June 2017.

There is gale warning for Kangikajik, Aputiteeq, Kulusuk and Timmiarmiut.

Synopsis /1800 UTC.

Forecast, valid to the 23. June 18 UTC. Issued at 16.30 UTC.

A low, 988 hPa, southeast of Kulusuk is moving towards southeast, while associated front locally gives rain over the eastern waters. A weak front over the the Baffin Island is moving slowly towards east with light rain and sleet. A weak high over southwestern part. Over all waters is it locally risk of fog.

Forecast for Daneborg

Northeast 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 throughout the area, but open water in the southeastern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Kangikajik

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

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 2,5 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 15 to 20 m/s. Poor visibility.

Significant wave height: 5 m. Swells: 3,5 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 northeast 11 to 16 m/s. Good visibility. This night gale from north 11 to 16 m/s. And in southwestern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early in eastern part gale from north 12 to 17 m/s. In northwestern part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. And in southwestern part south 1 to 6 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon gale from north 9 to 14 m/s. And in southwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility.

Significant wave height: 4 m. Swells: 3 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 9 to 14 m/s. Good visibility. This night in western part southwest 4 to 9 m/s. And in eastern part north 6 to 11 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow early southwest 6 to 11 m/s. And in northeastern part north 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. Tomorrow around noon southwest 6 to 11 m/s. And in northwestern part north 2 to 7 m/s. Good visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kangia

Northwest 7 to 12 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Strips and patches of Old ice ice in the northwesternmost part along the coast. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Nunap Isuata Kitaa

West 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Scattered icebergs and growlers in northern part, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Nunarsuit

North 2 to 7 m/s. And in northeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Good visibility. This night north 2 to 7 m/s. And in southeastern part variable below 5 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon west 2 to 7 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

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

Forecast for Narsalik

Northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Meqquitsoq

Northwest 3 to 8 m/s. Good visibility. This night, tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon in northern part south 1 to 6 m/s. And in southern part northwest 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

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

In the northwesternmost part strips and patches of thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. Few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Attu

Variable below 5 m/s. Moderate visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon south 2 to 7 m/s. Moderate visibility.

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

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the western part. Open water in the northeastern part. Few icebergs and growlers throughout the area.

Forecast for Uiffaq

North 1 to 6 m/s. Poor visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon south 2 to 7 m/s. Poor visibility.

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

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the western part. Open water in the eastern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part, otherwise scattered icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Qimusseriarsuaq

North 1 to 6 m/s. And in northwestern part southeast 1 to 6 m/s. Very poor to good visibility. Tomorrow early southeast 2 to 7 m/s. And in southwestern part variable below 5 m/s. Very poor to moderate visibility. Tomorrow around noon southeast 3 to 8 m/s. Very poor visibility.

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

Thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice in the central part, but open water in the southeastern and northwestern part. Many icebergs and growlers in the eastern part along the coast, otherwise few icebergs and growlers.

Forecast for Kiatak

In northern part north 3 to 8 m/s. And in southern part southeast 1 to 6 m/s. Moderate to good visibility. Tomorrow early and tomorrow around noon southeast 4 to 9 m/s. Good visibility.

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

Strips and patches of thick first-year ice and medium first-year ice. Scattered icebergs and growlers throughout the area,