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Boating forecast for Central Adriatic

  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the conditions are likely to better for boating and fishing.
  2. The summaries are useful to assist in understanding the weather patterns as well as planning your day and trips.
  3. The arrows show the direction of the wind. The direction of the wind is from the origin e.g. an easterly wind blows to the west. The dotted line is gust speed of the wind. For most spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) for ocean conditions to be comfortable.
  4. The Sea height is the total wave height which includes both swell and chop. This is the most critical variable when looking at this forecast since a big sea height could be hazardous to boats or fishing off rocks etc. Swell refers to the height of the swell. The smaller the better. Chop refers to the height of the ocean chop. The less chop, the more comfortable conditions will be.
  5. The greater the swell period, the more comfortable the conditions are likely to be. It is believed sea sickness is triggered by a swell period around 5-6 seconds. However, the ocean chop can also cause sea sickness, so be aware of that too, especially if sea direction is considerably different to swell direction.
  6. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  7. Sea direction is represented by the origin of the chop. If there is not much chop this is not such a factor. However, you should check this variable if there is substantial chop, since if the swell direction is opposing the sea direction and swell and chop height are over 1 m, conditions could be rough.
  8. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 23:18 Wednesday 17 January (Europe/Athens local time)

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Forecast updated at 23:18 Wednesday 17 January (Europe/Athens local time)

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Wed 17 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h10.90.10.94SSS:1721
11h12.2------WWW:2837
17h13.90.23.85NWNWNW:3647
23h12.9------NWNWN:2227
High: 05:10 am (0.47 m); Low: 12:40 pm (0.16 m); High: 05:10 pm (0.22 m); Low: 10:00 pm (0.15 m);
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Thu 18 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h12.60.12.69NWNWNW:2429
11h31.51.50.07NWNWW:1012
17h21.20.90.77NWSS:1721
23h50.90.70.64SSSE:34
High: 05:30 am (0.46 m); Low: 01:00 pm (0.16 m); High: 05:40 pm (0.23 m); Low: 10:30 pm (0.16 m);
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Fri 19 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h60.50.40.34WSSE:78
11h60.40.20.44SSSE:710
17h70.60.50.25SSS:78
23h60.70.60.25SWW:1012
High: 05:50 am (0.46 m); Low: 01:20 pm (0.15 m); High: 06:20 pm (0.23 m); Low: 10:50 pm (0.17 m);
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Sat 20 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h41.40.41.35NWNWN:1721
11h40.90.50.86NNNW:1114
17h40.70.50.56SENWNW:1114
23h50.70.60.44NWNWNW:78
High: 06:20 am (0.44 m); Low: 01:50 pm (0.15 m); High: 07:00 pm (0.24 m); Low: 11:20 pm (0.19 m);
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Sun 21 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h70.50.40.34SE--SW:12
11h40.60.20.55NWNWNE:1517
17h32.10.12.16NNN:2633
23h21.7------NNN:2025
High: 06:40 am (0.42 m); Low: 02:20 pm (0.16 m); High: 08:00 pm (0.24 m); Low: 11:50 pm (0.22 m);
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Mon 22 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h21.10.31.14NENN:1519
11h30.60.10.66NNN:1012
17h50.30.10.34NENN:68
23h70.20.10.15SENWNW:44
High: 07:10 am (0.39 m); Low: 03:00 pm (0.16 m); High: 09:40 pm (0.25 m);
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Tue 23 JanRating Summary Sea Swell Chop Period Swell dir Sea dir Wind Gusts
mmms°°ktskts
5h70.10.10.14SENEN:56
11h90.10.10.13NE--N:00
17h90.10.10.04SENWN:46

Forecast updated at 23:18 Wednesday 17 January (Europe/Athens local time)

Current sea temperature

Central Adriatic sea temperature: 14°C

Sunrise and sunset for today

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