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WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT ON 19.02.2018 AT 1200 HOURS


WARNING

LOCAL GUSTS OF NE, IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF E and SE WINDS, 35-45, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 65 KNOTS. A RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SYNOPSIS

A shallow field of low pressure lies over the Central Mediterranean, while a field of high pressure lies more to the north of the Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

NE, in the South Adriatic E, toward the open sea SE winds, 12-24, in the Velebit Channel up to 34 knots, easing a little late in the day. Sea 3-4. Visibility 10-20 km. Mainly cloudy with scattered rain, along the coast of the North Adriatic with snow, and with a risk of isolated rain showers with thunder.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Moderate to strong NE, in the Velebit Channel up to near gale force, and in the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic E and SE winds. Sea slight, toward the open up to moderate. Mainly cloudy with scattered rain, along the coast of the North Adriatic with snow, and with a risk of isolated rain showers with thunder.

PMC - Split

DOUGLAS SCALE

State of the sea Description Waves average height (m)
0 calm (glassy) 0
1 calm (rippled) 0-0.1
2 smooth 0.1-0.5
3 slight 0.5-1.25
4 moderate 1.25-2.5
5 rough 2.5-4
6 very rough 4-6
7 high 6-9
8 very high 9-14
9 phenomenal >14


 

BEAUFORT SCALE

Wind speed Waves height
km/h m/s kt mph m ft
0 Bf calm < 1 0-0.2 < 1 < 1 - -
1 Bf light air 1-5 0.3-1.5 1-3 1-3 0.1(0.1) 0.25(0.25)
2 Bf light breeze 6-11 1.6-3.3 4-6 4-7 0.2(0.3) 0.5(1)
3 Bf gentle breeze 12-19 3.4-5.4 7-10 8-12 0.6(1) 2(3)
4 Bf moderate breeze 20-28 5.5-7.9 11-16 13-18 1(1.5) 3.5(5)
5 Bf fresh breeze 29-38 8.0-10.7 17-21 19-24 2(2.5) 6(8.5)
6 Bf strong breeze 39-49 10.8-13.8 22-27 25-31 3(4) 9.5(13)
7 Bf near gale 50-61 13.9-17.1 28-33 32-38 4(5.5) 13.5(19)
8 Bf gale 62-74 17.2-20.7 34-40 39-46 5.5(7.5) 18(25)
9 Bf strong gale 75-88 20.8-24.4 41-47 47-54 7(10) 23(32)
10 Bf storm 89-102 24.5-28.4 48-55 55-63 9(12.5) 29(41)
11 Bf violent storm 103-117 28.5-32.6 56-63 64-72 11.5(16) 37(52)
12 Bf hurricane >=118 >=32.7 >=64 >=73 14(-) 45(-)


 

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