Weather in the Ionian Sea
climate with hot and dry summer and moderate winds - ideal sailing conditions!
The climate in the Greek Ionian Sea
is typically Mediterranean
with hot and dry summer and moderate winter. The main sailing season lasts from April to October. The Ionian Sea with the Gulf of Corinth belongs to the areas with quite calm winds. The air temperatures in the Ionian Sea are usually one or two degrees under the Aegean temperatures. The wind in the Ionian Sea is quite predictable. Normally there is a slight breeze in the morning, reaching 3-4 Bft. in the afternoon. The prevailing wind direction is north-west (May to September). However, during the early and late season the wind can change its direction blowing from the South, which will make sailing more demanding.