Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 26.03.2019 at 12


Warning
LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-60, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 75 KNOTS. SEA LOCALLY IN THE OPEN UP TO 5. IN THE SOUTH, AT FIRST IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC AS WELL, A LITTLE RISK OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
Synopsis
The cold front is shifting across the Adriatic southeastwards, while a ridge of high pressure is intensifying from the northwest, and the low over the Tyrrhenian Sea is slowly filling up.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
NE winds 16-32, in the Velebit Channel up to 40 knots. Sea 3-4, locally in the open up to 5. Visibility 10-200 km. In the North, then in the Central Adriatic as well, becoming clear. Elsewhere still scattered rain and a risk of isolated rain showers and thunder.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Variably cloudy. In the South Adriatic scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder, mainly in the open sea and in the extreme south. Moderate to near gale force, in the Velebit Channel up to gale force NE winds. Sea slight and moderate, in the open sea 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 - 1.2
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 (-)

Adriatic sub-basins