Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 22.01.2019 at 12


Warning
IN THE NORTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC LOCAL GUSTS OF NE, IN THE SOUTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC OF E and SE WINDS, 35-55, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 65 KNOTS. SEA IN THE SOUTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC INCREASING UP TO 5. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
Synopsis
The low centred over the Tyrrhenian Sea is slowly shifting toward the Adriatic.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
In the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic NE winds 14-26, in the Velebit Channel up to 32, easing during the night to 12-24 knots, and turning in the open sea to NW. In the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic SE and E winds 14-28, in places up to 34, turning during the night to SW and easing to 12-22 knots. Sea 3-4, locally in the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic increasing up to 5. Visibility 10-20 km. Mainly cloudy with scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder, particularly in the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic, and with a risk of snow along the coast of the North Adriatic.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Mainly cloudy with scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder, particularly in the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic, and with a risk of snow along the coast of the North Adriatic. In the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic moderate to strong NE, in the open sea NW winds, easing to light to moderate, in places to fresh, and elsewhere moderate to strong SW, easing to light to moderate.
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