Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 19.09.2019 at 12


Warning
IN THE NORTH AND IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL, DURING THE NIGHT IN THE REST OF THE ADRIATIC AS WELL, LOCAL GUSTS OF NE WINDS 35-45, IN THE VELEBIT CHANNEL UP TO 60 KNOTS. STILL A RISK OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE SOUTH, AT FIRST IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC AS WELL.
Synopsis
The frontal system is shifting across the Adriatic southeastwards, while the ridge of high pressure is intensifying behind.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
NE winds 6-16, in the North and in a part of the Central, in the evening and during the night in the rest of the Adriatic as well, 14-26, in the Velebit Channel up to 30 knots. Sea 2-3, in the North, during the night in the rest of the Adriatic as well, up to 4. Visibility 10-20 km. Variably cloudy with scattered rain, isolated rain showers and thunder, mainly in the South and in a part of the Central Adriatic. Clearing is expected in the North, late in the day in the Central Adriatic.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Moderate to strong NE winds, easing a little during the forenoon. Sea slight, in the open up to moderate. Mostly clear, but in the south of the Adriatic in the morning still variably cloudy with a risk of rain and showers.
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