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Weather forecast for the Adriatic


WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT
ON 24.01.2017 AT 0600 HOURS


WARNING

LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS STRENGTHENING TO 35-45, IN THE NORTH ADRIATIC UP TO 65, AND IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 80 KNOTS. IN THE NORTH ADRIATIC SEA POSSIBLY UP TO 5 DURING THE NIGHT. A RISK OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EXTREME SOUTH OF THE ADRIATIC.

SYNOPSIS

A ridge of high pressure lies north of the Adriatic and a low over the Ionian Sea.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

NE winds 6-16, in the Velebit Channel up to 26, strengthening to 10-22, in the North Adriatic up to 32, and in the Velebit Channel up to 40 knots. Sea 3-4. Visibility 10-20 km. In the North Adriatic mostly clear, elsewhere mainly cloudy with scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder in the extreme south of the Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

In the North Adriatic mostly clear, in the Central partial clearing, and in the rest of the Adriatic mainly cloudy with scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder in the extreme south of the Adriatic. Moderate to strong, in the North Adriatic up to near gale force, and in the Velebit Channel up to gale force NE winds. Sea slight and moderate, in the North Adriatic possibly up to rough.

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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