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WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT ON 16.08.2017 AT 1200 HOURS


WARNING

A LITTLE RISK OF LIGHT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EXTREME NORTH OF THE ADRIATIC IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE NORTH AND IN THE EXTREME SOUTH OF THE ADRIATIC DURING THE NIGHT AND IN THE MORNING GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-40, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 45 KNOTS.

SYNOPSIS

A field of high pressure lies over the Adriatic, while a weakened front is shifting more to the north of the Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

NW winds 8-18 knots, easing in the evening and turning along the coast to NE 6-16, in the North and in the extreme south of the Adriatic up to 20, in the Velebit Channel up to 24 knots. Sea 2-3, in the open of the South Adriatic late in the day up to 4. Visibility 20 km. Mostly clear and hot, but in the extreme north of the Adriatic in the afternoon becoming variably cloudy with a risk of isolated rain showers and thunder.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Light to moderate NW, and along the coast light to moderate, in the North and in the extreme south of the Adriatic up to strong NE winds. Sea smooth or slight. Mostly clear.

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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