The airports of Split (40 km or half an hour drive) and Zadar (60 km or 40-45 minutes drive) are located nearby.
Yachting season and weather in Sibenik
The climate in Sibenik is moderately warm. The best time for a beach holiday is summer. For sightseeing, it is better to come towards the end of spring or early autumn.
The Croatian coast has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. Summers are hot, the temperature reaches + 40 °C. The water temperature is about + 25 °C. The Adriatic Sea is rapidly warming up.
Eight winds blow on the Adriatic: Bura (Bora), Jugo, Maestral, Grego, Levant, Ostro, Lebich. Each has its own characteristics. They can be recognized by the clouds that appear in the sky. The Adriatic Sea is calm. It will not give you serious trouble while on a yacht.
Waves arise from the blowing winds. The height of the waves is from 0.5 to 1.5 m, but they can increase with strong winds. Sea currents are also generated by the wind. They are unobtrusive and move at an average speed of 0.5 knots.
The tides have a small amplitude, about 40 cm, but if the Jugo wind blows, it can increase.
Water temperature in sailing season
Air temperature in sailing season
Wind speed in sailing season
Weather forecast for yachting in Sibenik
You can use the following services to get information about weather conditions:
- accuweather.com — accurate weather data, satellite imagery, cloud cover;
- weather — a site with accurate synoptic data;
- windfinder is a service for tracking winds, viewing water and air temperatures.