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WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT
ON 27.06.2016 AT 1200 HOURS


WARNING

LIGHT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN PLACES. IN THE NORTH ADRIATIC, BY THE END OF THE DAY ALSO IN THE REST OF THE ADRIATIC LOCAL GUSTS OF NE, IN THE OPEN ALSO OF NW WINDS 35-45 KNOTS.

SYNOPSIS

A trough with weakened cold front is slowly shifting over the Adriatic south-eastwards, afterwards the ridge of high will intensify from the west.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

Mainly NW and SW winds, in the North Adriatic also NE winds 6-16 knots. Already in the afternoon in the North Adriatic, at night also in a part of the Central Adriatic NE, in the open also NW winds intensifying to 12-24 knots, in places briefly up to 28 knots. Sea 1-2, increasing to 2-3, in the North Adriatic 2-3, towards the open sea increasing to 3-4. Visibility 10-20 km. Variably cloudy, in places rain or rain showers with thunder.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Moderate to strong NE, towards the open sea NW winds, spreading to the rest of the Adriatic. Sea slight, towards the open sea increasing to moderate. With variable cloudiness in places rain or rain showers with thunder. In the North Adriatic, till morning also in the Central Adriatic gradual clearing up is expected.

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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