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WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT ON 24.02.2018 AT 0600 HOURS


WARNING

LOCAL GUSTS OF NE, IN THE OPEN OF THE SOUTH ADRIATIC DURING THE FORENOON STILL OF E and SE WINDS, 35-55, IN THE NORTHERN PART UP TO 65, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 85, DURING THE NIGHT UP TO 95 KNOTS. SEA LOCALLY IN THE OPEN 5, IN THE NORTH ADRIATIC DURING THE NIGHT UP TO 6. A RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY IN THE OPEN SEA.

SYNOPSIS

A ridge of high pressure is slowly intensifying toward the Adriatic and a cold front is approaching from the north, while a broad field of low pressure lies over the Mediterranean.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

NE, in the open of the South Adriatic during the forenoon still E and SE winds, 14-28, in places up to 34, in the Velebit Channel up to 44 knots, easing a little around midday and strengthening again in the evening. Sea 3-4, in the Velebit Channel and in the open 4-5. Partly clear. In the open sea variably cloudy with a risk of a little rain or isolated rain showers and thunder.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Moderate to near gale, in places gale force and in the Velebit Channel up to storm force NE winds. Sea moderate, locally rough, and in the North Adriatic possibly up to very rough. A new heavier cloud increase, bringing rain and thunder, mainly in the open sea. Air temperatures will drop.

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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