Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 17.11.2018 at 06


Warning
LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-55, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 75 KNOTS. IN THE OPEN SEA OF THE NORTH ADRIATIC DURING THE NIGHT SEA POSSIBLY UP TO 5. LIGHT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE OPEN SEA, PARTICULARLY OF THE SOUTH AND OF A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC.
Synopsis
The ridge of high pressure is extending from the north toward the Adriatic, while a shallow filed of low pressure lies over the southern Mediterranean.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
NE winds 14-28, in the Velebit Channel up to 38 knots. Sea 2-3, in the open and in the Velebit Channel 3-4. Visibility above 20 km. Along the coast mostly clear, in the open sea variably cloudy with a risk of a little rain or isolated rain showers with thunder, particularly in the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Moderate to near gale force, in the Velebit Channel up to gale force NE winds. Sea smooth or slight, locally moderate, and in the open sea of the northern part briefly up to rough. Partly clear, but in the open sea still variably cloudy with a little rain or isolated rain showers with thunder. Air temperatures will drop a little.
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