Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 29.02.2024 at 12


Warning
In the far north the gusts of NE, elsewhere also of SE wind 35-50 knots. The sea 5 locally in the open. A risk of light isolated thunderstorms.
Synopsis
The low located across the Tyrrhenian Sea is shifting towards the North Adriatic.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
In the far north of the Adriatic NE wind 12-24 but will decrease to 4-14 knots while in the rest of the area will turn to SE wind 12-24 knots. Elsewhere SE wind 8-18, in the open sea up to 24 knots. Towards the evening SE wind 16-32 knots in the open sea of the Central and South Adriatic, till end of the day also along the coast. The sea will intensify to 3-4, in the evening to 4-5 in the open of the Central and South Adriatic. Visibility 10-20 km. Variably cloudy with scattered rain and rain showers with thunder, mainly in the open sea.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
In the far north light to moderate NE wind while in the south of the area moderate to strong SE wind. Elsewhere SE wind will increase to fresh and strong, locally also to near gale force. The sea slight and moderate, in the open also rough. Variably cloudy with scattered rain and 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