Weather forecasts onboard

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HNMS concise text forecasts, wind maps / wave maps and forecasts for the sailing areas.

Toscana weather, select “Isole Grecia” or other area and select “Vento” for wind or “Altessa onda” for wave height.

Yr chart
Yr Athens, Aegina, Mykonos, Tinos, Paros, Patmos, Syros, Kos, Skiathos, Nafplion, Hydra , Andros, Rhodes, Santorini, Sifnos, Milos, Corfu, Lefkas, Ithaca, Datça, Bodrum, Marmaris  etc…

Windfinder chart
Windfinder Athens Alimos, Sounion / Olympic marina, Kythnos, Serifos, Sifnos, Milos, Folegandros, Santorini, Astypalaia, Amorgos, Naxos, Paros , Corfu, Lefkas, Ithaca, Datça, Bodrum, Marmaris, Skiathos, Nafplion, Hydra, Andros, Rhodes,  etc…

Sailing forecast Poseidon

Sailing weather maps

University of Athens waves Cyclades, waves Aegean , winds Saronic Argolic AEGEAN chart
Weatheronline forecast Saronic / Athens, Paros, Naxos, Kos, Mykonos, Skiathos, etc…

Extremely fun to play with is the Earth's wind / waves / temp conditions,
or Venstusky – similar, more models,
or Windy – similar, with isobars, more models

Surface pressure charts from Wetterzentrale, Metoffice, BBC [under “Key and Options” select “Pressure”]

GRIB files can be found and viewed with XyGrib   

“God gave watches to the Europeans…
…and time to the Greeks”

Greece is 2 hours ahead of Universal Time (UT+2).
Like most states in Europe, Summer Time or Daylight Saving Time is observed in Greece, shifting time forward on the last Sunday in March by 1 hour: (UT+3).

After the Summer months (on the last Sunday in October) the time is shifted back by 1 hour: (UT+2).