Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 30.11.2022 at 06


Warning
Local gusts of NE wind 35-45, in the North Adriatic and in the far south up to 50 and in the Velebit Channel up to 60 knots. In the Central and South Adriatic risk of light isolated thunderstorms, mainly in the open sea.
Synopsis
A ridge of high is being spread from the northeast towards the Adriatic whereas a low with it center across the Ionian sea is slowly shifting further on to the east.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
NE wind 10-22 knots, in the North Adriatic and in the far south locally up to 26 and in the Velebit Channel up to 34 knots. Around midday in a part of the Central and South Adriatic NE wind briefly will be turning to SE 8-18 knots. The sea 2-3, locally 4, particularly in the North Adriatic and in the far south. Visibility 20 km. Variably cloudy with possibility of rain and in the Central and South Adriatic of rain showers with thunder, mainly in the open sea.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Light to fresh, in the North Adriatic and in the far south moderate to strong and in the Velebit Channel also of near gale force NE wind. The sea smooth to slight, in the North Adritic and in the far south also moderate. Variably cloudy with risk of rain and in the Central and South Adriatic of rain showers 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