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WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT ON 18.02.2018 AT 0600 HOURS


WARNING

IN THE NORTH, IN THE AFTERNOON IN THE CENTRAL AND DURING THE NIGHT IN THE SOUTH ADRIATIC AS WELL, LOCAL GUSTS OF NE, IN PLACES ALONG THE COAST OF E WINDS, 35-45, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL OF NE IN THE MORNING UP TO 55 AND IN THE EVENING UP TO 65 KNOTS. SEA LOCALLY IN THE OPEN OF THE NORTH ADRIATIC IN THE EVENING AND DURING THE NIGHT UP TO 5. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

SYNOPSIS

A low over the Central Mediterranean is deepening and it is extending a trough with frontal system toward the Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

In the North Adriatic NE winds 10-20, strengthening rapidly to 15-25, in the Velebit Channel up to 30, in the evening up to 35 knots. In the Central and South Adriatic E and SE winds 5-15, increasing to 10-20, and turning gradually in the Central Adriatic in the afternoon to NE and E 15-25 knots. Sea 2-3, increasing to 3-4, in the open of the North Adriatic in the evening 4-5. Visibility 10-20, in the North Adriatic 5-15 km. Overcast with rain in places and with a risk of isolated rain showers with thunder.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Moderate to strong NE and E winds, in places of the South Adriatic at first SE, and in the Velebit Channel NE up to near gale force. Sea slight and moderate, in the open of the North Adriatic up to rough. Overcast with rain, showers and thunder in places.

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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