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WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT
ON 30.08.2016 AT 1200 HOURS


WARNING

IN THE NORTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 30-40, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 60 KNOTS.

SYNOPSIS

A ridge of high pressure is extending over the Adriatic from the northwest.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

In the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic NE winds 10-22, in the North Adriatic up to 26, in the Velebit Channel up to 30 knots. In the rest of the Adriatic NW, along the coast SW winds as well, 4-10, and during the night NE 5-15 knots. Sea 2-3, in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic up to 4. Visibility 10-20 km. Mostly clear.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Mostly clear. Light to moderate, in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic up to strong, and in the Velebit Channel up to near gale force NE winds, gradually easing and dying away. Around midday light, only in places up to moderate NW winds. Sea smooth or slight, in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic up to moderate at first.

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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