Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 21.06.2024 at 06


Warning
From the middle of the night isolated thunderstorms are likely in the far north of the Adriatic.
Synopsis
A ridge of high is gradually becoming weaker across the Adriatic and late at night a frontal disturbance will be shifting northwards the Adriatic.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
Calm or NE wind 4-12, in the far south of the Adriatic up to 18 knots and in the afternoon SW and NW winds 4-14 knots. Still initially NW wind 6-16 knots in the open sea of the South and of a part of the Central Adriatic. Towards end of the day in the North Adriatic SE wind will increase to 6-16, locally up to 20 knots. The sea 1-2, still initially possibly 2-3 in the open of the South Adriatic, in the afternoon also locally along the coast. Visibility 10-20 km but could be reduced to 2-4 km due to haze. Fine to fair skies.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Calm or light variable winds. In the North Adriatic moderate, only in some places up to fresh SE wind, around the middle of the night will turn to SW wind that southwards of Istria, then also in a part of the Central Adriatic will turn to moderate to fresh NW wind. The sea calm or smooth, in the North Adriatic slight. Fine to fair skies but there will be more clouds in the far north of the Adriatic and from the middle of the night also likely rainshowers with thunder.
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