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WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT ON 25.03.2017 AT 1200 HOURS


WARNING

IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL AT FIRST AND TOMORROW DURING THE FORENOON STILL A RISK OF GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-45 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FOG PATCHES. A RISK OF LIGHT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TOMORROW.

SYNOPSIS

A field of high pressure over the Adriatic is slowly weakening, while a trough with frontal disturbance is expected to approach from the west during the night.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

NW, in the North Adriatic NE winds, 4-14, in the Velebit Channel at first NE still up to 22 knots, easing toward the end of the day and during the night. Sea calming to 1-2. Visibility 10-20, in places reduced to around 4 km due to mist, or even to less than 1 km due to fog at first and again during the night. Mostly clear, but cloud increase is expected in the open of the northern part of the Adriatic during the night.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

In the open sea of the northern part of the Adriatic, tomorrow morning elsewhwere as well, cloud increase with rain and with a risk of isolated rain showers and thunder. Mist and a chance of fog in places during the night. Light to fresh NW winds, firstly in the northern part of the Adriatic. Along the coast of the North Adriatic during the forenoon winds turning to light to moderate, in the Velebit Channel up to strong NE. Sea gradually increasing to slight.

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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