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WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT ON 15.12.2017 AT 1200 HOURS


WARNING

IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH ADRIATIC LOCAL GUSTS OF SE and SW, IN THE NORTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC IN THE SECOND PART OF THE NIGHT OF NE and NW WINDS, 35-55 KNOTS. IN THE SOUTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC SEA UP TO 5. A RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SYNOPSIS

A trough with frontal disturbance is slowly shifting across the Adriatic.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS

SE and SW winds 10-20, in the South and Central Adriatic 20-35, turning in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic toward the end of the day to NE and NW. Sea 3-4, in the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic 4-5. Visibility 10-20 km. Overcast with rain, showers and thunder.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS

Overcast with rain, showers and thunder, in places with more abundant precipitation. In the Velebit Channel even snow. In the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic moderate to strong NE and NW, elsewhere moderate to strong SE winds, easing in the morning and turning to NW. Sea slight and moderate, toward the open of the South Adriatic up to rough at first. In the North and Central Adriatic colder, in the South air temperatures with no significant change.

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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