Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 17.06.2019 at 06


Warning
LIGHT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE, MAINLY ALONG THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. IN THE NORTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-40, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 60 KNOTS, EASING LATER ON.
Synopsis
The field of a little lowered air pressure lies over the Adriatic, while a ridge of high pressure is extending from the north.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
In the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic NE winds 10-20, in the Velebit Channel up to 30, easing to 6-16, in places to 20, and in the Velebit Channel to 24 knots. Elsewhere NW, along the coast NE winds, 6-16 knots, easing gradually and dying away. Sea 2-3, in the North Adriatic 3-4. Visibility 20 km. Mostly clear, but in places variably cloudy with a risk of isolated rain showers and thunder, mainly along the coast in the afternoon.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Mostly clear, but along the coast at first still a little risk of isolated rain showers and thunder. In the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic light to fresh, in the Velebit Channel up to strong NE winds, easing gradually to light to moderate, in the Velebit Channel to fresh. Elsewhere calm or light NW, along the coast NE winds. Sea calm or smooth, in the north of the Adriatic at first still slight and 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