The Weather and The Wind
enjoys an average of 300 cloudless days per year! After the winter
ends in March, the sun and blue
skies take their place over this beautiful Mediterranean
country. The sailing season starts in April and ends in November
when the temperatures are still pleasant.
During April, May, October
and November, the weather is similar to a bright summer's day
in the Northern European countries and the sea
is warm enough to swim from May
June, early July and September,
the weather is hotter and the sea is really pleasant
to swim in.
And then comes the peak of the season! The second half of July and August
are the hottest months with the
sea at its warmest, however the breezes ensure that you remain
Here is the beauty of The Ionian Sea which makes it a much more
popular sailing destination than the eastern side of
Unlike the Meltemi winds that blow in the Aegean and usually
reach gale forces in July and August, here you get a nice Northwesterly breeze
that rarely exceeds Force 5 throughout the season.
The wind in the Ionian Sea follows a
more or less regular pattern during the day.
In the early morning you
get light NW winds of Force 2-3 which towards late morning and
throughout the afternoon increase to Force 3-5 making it ideal
for fast and exciting, still safe
and comfortable sailing.
Later in the evening the
wind drops and stays calm through