Weather in the Northern Adriatic Sea
Perfect sunny and hot weather within the high season from May till September.
The best sailing conditions are within the period from May to September. In the south of Croatia
, an agreeable sailing weather is also to expect in April and October. The prevailing wind is Maestral of the north-west direction, which normally brings good weather. Occasionally, the wind Jugo, also called Schirokko, blows from the south. This wind can be especially strong in the area around Split
. If a ridge of high pressure is building up over the Balkans, you should expect sudden strong or even stormy squalls, called Bora, which come from the north or from the north-east. Bora can also bring strong thunder fronts. The water temperatures reach about 17 degrees Celsius in the low season and 27 degrees Celsius in the high season.