WEATHER REPORT ISSUED BY THE MARINE METEOROLOGICAL CENTER SPLIT
ON 24.02.2018 AT 1200 HOURS
LOCAL GUSTS OF NE, IN THE OPEN SEA OF THE SOUTH ADRIATIC AT FIRST OF E
and SE WINDS, 35-55, IN THE NORTHERN PART UP TO 65, AND IN THE VELEBIT
CHANNEL UP TO 95 KNOTS. SEA LOCALLY 5, IN THE OPEN OF THE NORTH
ADRIATIC POSSIBLY UP TO 6. A RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY IN THE OPEN
A ridge of high pressure is slowly intensifying toward the Adriatic and
a cold front is approaching from the north, while a broad field of low
pressure lies over the Mediterranean.
WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE ADRIATIC FOR THE FIRST 12 HOURS
NE, in the open of the South Adriatic at first still E and SE winds,
14-28, in places up to 34, and in the Velebit Channel strengthening up
to 48 knots. Sea 3-4, in the open and in the Velebit Channel 4-5, and
in the open of the North Adriatic possibly up to 6. Visibility 10-20
km. Partly clear, but toward the open sea variably cloudy with a risk
of a little rain or isolated rain showers with thunder.
WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS
Strong and near gale, in places up to gale force, and in the Velebit
Channel up to storm force NE winds. Sea moderate and rough, in the
North Adriatic possibly up to very rough. A new heavier cloud increase,
bringing rain, sleet and snow in places. Isolated rain showers with
thunder are also possible. Air temperatures will drop.