Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 19.09.2019 at 06


Warning
LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-45, IN THE NORTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC UP TO 55, AND IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 65 KNOTS. A RISK OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SEA LOCALLY IN THE NORTH ADRIATIC 4-5, MAINLY TOWARD THE END OF THE DAY AND DURING THE NIGHT IN THE OPEN.
Synopsis
The frontal system is slowly shifting across the Adriatic southeastwards, while the ridge of high pressure is intensifying behind it.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
NE winds 12-24, in the North and in a part of the Central Adriatic up to 28, and in the Velebit Channel up to 34 knots. Sea increasing to 3-4, locally in the North Adriatic 4-5, mainly toward the end of the day and during the night in the open. Visibility 10-20 km. Variably cloudy with scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder, in places possibly more abundant precipitation, mainly in the open sea of the Central and South Adriatic. Gradual clearing is expected in the North Adriatic in the afternoon.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Moderate to strong, in the Velebit Channel up to near gale force NE winds. Sea slight and moderate, locally in the North Adriatic up to rough, mainly toward the open. Variably cloudy with scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder, in places possibly more abundant precipitation, mainly in the open sea of the South Adriatic. In the North Adriatic mostly clear and gradual clearing is expected in the Central Adriatic as well.
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