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Weather forecast for the Adriatic


WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT
ON 25.07.2016 AT 0600 HOURS


WARNING

LIGHT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-40 KNOTS, EASING LATER ON.

SYNOPSIS

A shallow field of low pressure lies over the Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

Almost calm along the coast, then all along the Adriatic NW winds 6-14, toward the open of the South and of a part of the Central Adriatic up to 18 knots. In the Velebit Channel NE winds 12-22 knots, easing later on. Sea 2-3, in the Velebit Channel this morning 3-4. Visibility 10-20 km. Variably cloudy with scattered rain or brief isolated thundery rain showers. A little cooler.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Variably cloudy. Along the coast light to moderate NE, toward the open sea light to moderate NW winds. Sea smooth, toward the open of the South Adriatic 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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