Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 24.09.2018 at 12


Warning
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. IN THE NORTH AND CENTRAL, THEN GRADUALLY IN THE SOUTH ADRIATIC, LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-65, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 85 KNOTS. SEA IN THE OPEN AND IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL INCREASING GRADUALLY UP TO 5.
Synopsis
The trough with cold front will be shifting rapidly across the Adriatic, while a ridge of high pressure will intensify from the west.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
NE winds strengthening to 16-34, in places briefly up to 38, and in the Velebit Channel up to 44 knots. In the South Adriatic at first still SE and SW winds 10-20 knots. Sea increasing to 3-4, in the open and in the Velebit Channel to 4-5. Visibility 10-20 km. In the North and Central, then gradually in the South Adriatic, overcast with rain and isolated rain showers and thunder. Air temperatures will drop. Clearing is expected late in the day, firstly in the North Adriatic.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Strong and gale force NE winds. Sea slight and moderate, in the open sea and in the Velebit Channel up to rough. Mostly clear, at first still fair in places.
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