That is why a red, high-quality angelsarm was announced at sea. The Finnish Meteorological Institute had issued a red warning earlier in the evening of 1 January and 2 January for very high waves in the central part of the Baltic Sea.
The coming waves in the central part of the Baltic Sea will be the largest the next day.
On the coast of Latvia, LEGMC has announced an orange warning for wind reinforcement in gusts up to 25-28 m / s.
It is already reported that on the first working day of 2019 a large cyclone center from Estonia will move to the south, along the border between Latvia and Russia. The western and central regions of Latvia will reach the western edge of the north.
The strongest wind in Latvia is expected on January 2 and in the evening when the speed will reach 15-22 m / s in most parts of the country, up to 24-29 m / s. The strongest wind is predicted in Ventspils, Pavilosta and Liepaja by the sea.
It is expected that only at sea the average wind speed will exceed 20 m / s, which is a storm according to the Beaufort scale. Only small wind damage is predicted in Latvia. It is expected that the water level will rise, but no flooding.
On Wednesday, rainfall will change the case in Riga, the air temperature fluctuates around zero. North in Jurmala and in the capital, the gusts will increase to 21-26 m / s, the biggest gusts will be on the sea.
Gradually the rain will pass through the snow all over Latvia and it will be heavy in some places. Driving is complicated by ice formation and deterioration of the visibility in the snow. Some road sections cause snowfall.
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