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Weather forecast for the Adriatic


WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT
ON 28.06.2016 AT 1200 HOURS


WARNING

STILL IN THE BEGINNING A RISK OF GUSTS OF NE, IN THE OPEN OF NW WINDS 30-40 KNOTS. STILL IN THE BEGINNING ALONG THE COAST OF THE SOUTH ADRIATIC A LOW RISK OF LIGHT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM.

SYNOPSIS

A ridge of high is spreading from the west over the Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

Along the coast NE wind 12-24, diminishing to 6-16 knots, first in northern Adriatic. In the open NW wind 6-16, in the South and Central Adriatic up to 26 knots, late in the day and at night diminishing a little. Sea 2-3, locally in the open 4. Visibility 20 km. Mostly clear, still in the beginning along the coast of the South Adriatic a risk of rain showers and thunder.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Mostly clear. Along the coast light to moderate NE, diminishing towards midday. In the open light, in the South and Central Adriatic moderate to fresh NW wind diminishing to light to moderate. Sea smooth to slight, still in the beginning locally in the open of the South and of a part of the Central Adriatic moderate.

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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