Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from knots to meters per second is 0.514444444444, which means that 1 knot is equal to 0.514444444444 meters per second:

1 kt = 0.514444444444 m/s

To convert 10.3 knots into meters per second we have to multiply 10.3 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from knots to meters per second. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 kt → 0.514444444444 m/s

10.3 kt → V(m/s)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in meters per second:

V(m/s) = 10.3 kt × 0.514444444444 m/s

V(m/s) = 5.2987777777732 m/s

The final result is:

10.3 kt → 5.2987777777732 m/s

We conclude that 10.3 knots is equivalent to 5.2987777777732 meters per second:

10.3 knots = 5.2987777777732 meters per second

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter per second is equal to 0.18872276625653 × 10.3 knots.

Another way is saying that 10.3 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.18872276625653 meters per second.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that ten point three knots is approximately five point two nine nine meters per second:

10.3 kt ≅ 5.299 m/s

An alternative is also that one meter per second is approximately zero point one eight nine times ten point three knots.

Conversion table

knots to meters per second chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from knots to meters per second

knots (kt) meters per second (m/s)
11.3 knots 5.813 meters per second
12.3 knots 6.328 meters per second
13.3 knots 6.842 meters per second
14.3 knots 7.357 meters per second
15.3 knots 7.871 meters per second
16.3 knots 8.385 meters per second
17.3 knots 8.9 meters per second
18.3 knots 9.414 meters per second
19.3 knots 9.929 meters per second
20.3 knots 10.443 meters per second