Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 08.03.2021 at 12


Warning
Late in the day local gusts of NE wind 35-45 knots in the North Adriatic, in the second part of the night also in the rest of the Adriatic and up to 50 knots in the Velebit Channel. Light isolated thunderstorms, mainly in the Central and South Adriatic.
Synopsis
The North Adriatic is under the influence of the high from the northwest whereas the rest of the Adriatic is influenced by the shallow low from the Mediterranean.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
E and SE, in the North Adriatic E and NE winds 4-12, in the open sea up to 16 knots but in the evening NE wind locally increasing up to 10-20 knots. The sea 1-2, intensifying to 2-3. Visibility 10-20 km. Mostly clear in the North Adriatic whereas in the rest of the Adriatic variably cloudy with a chance of rain or rain showers with thunder in places.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
In the North Adriatic moderate to strong NE wind whereas in the rest of the Adriatic SE and E winds increasing to fresh and turning to NE wind locally along the coast. The sea smooth to slight. Fair in the North Adriatic but in the rest of the Adriatic variably cloudy with scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder, particularly in southern part.
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