Weather report issued by The Marine Meteorological Center Split on 15.12.2019 at 12


Warning
A RISK OF GUSTS OF SE WINDS 35-40 KNOTS IN A PART OF THE CENTRAL ADRIATIC IN THE EVENING AND DURING THE NIGHT.
Synopsis
The ridge of high pressure from the southeast is gradually intensifying toward the Adriatic.
Weather forecast for the Adriatic for the first 12 hours
SE, in the North Adriatic SW winds as well, 6-16, strengthening gradually to 10-20, in the Central Adriatic late in the day and during the night possibly up to 24 knots. Sea 2-3, toward the end of the day in the Central and in a part of the North Adriatic, south of Istria, possibly 3-4. Along the coast of the North Adriatic mainly cloudy with a risk of occasional light scattered rain, elsewhere mostly clear with some clouds in places at times, but cloud increase is expected along the coast during the night.
Weather forecast for the next 12 hours
Moderate to fresh SE, in the North Adriatic SW winds as well, and in the Central Adriatic up to strong SE winds. Sea slight, in the Central and North Adriatic, south of Istria, possibly up to moderate. In the North Adriatic mainly cloudy with a risk of light scattered rain, mainly in the wider area of Rijeka. In the Central and South Adriatic along the coast mainly cloudy with a little risk of light scattered rain, in the open sea less clouds.
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