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Weather forecast for the Adriatic


WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT
ON 10.12.2016 AT 0600 HOURS


WARNING

FOG PATCHES, MAINLY IN THE NORTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC, AND IN THE OPEN SEA.

SYNOPSIS

A field of high pressure over the Adriatic is slowly weakening.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

NW winds 4-14, in the Central and in the open of the South Adriatic up to 18 knots. Sea 2-3, in the North Adriatic 1-2. Visibility 10-20, in places with mist 2-6 km, and even less than 1 km due to fog, mainly in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic, and in the open sea. Mostly clear with considerable, mainly low cloud in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic, and in the open sea.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Mostly clear with considerable, mainly low cloud in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic, and in the open sea. Light to moderate, in the Central and in the open of the South Adriatic at first up to fresh NW winds, gradually easing in the North Adriatic in the first part of the night, and in the rest of the Adriatic till the morning. Sea calm or smooth, locally in the South and Central Adriatic in the first part of the night still up 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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