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Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 20.05.2018 at 12


WARNING

IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-40 KNOTS. DURING THE NIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING IN THE NORTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-40, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 50 KNOTS. A RISK OF LIGHT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TOMORROW FROM MIDDAY, MAINLY ALONG THE COAST.

SYNOPSIS

The ridge of high pressure from the north lies over the Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

In the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic NW, along the coast at first SW winds, 4-14 , during the night and tomorrow morning NE 4-14, only in places up to 18 knots. In the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic NE winds 6-16, in the Velebit Channel up to 20, strengthening during the night to 10-20, in the Velebit Channel up to 25 knots. Sea 2-3. Visibility 20 km. Mostly clear with some variable cloudiness in places along the coast, particularly in the North Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Light to moderate, in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic moderate to fresh, in the Velebit Channel up to strong NE winds. Sea smooth or slight. Mostly clear. In places from midday variably cloudy with a risk of isolated rain showers and thunder, mainly along the coast.

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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