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Winds around Korcula

Winds around Korcula

Bura (Bora) Wind – The Bura is an unpredictable wind that blows from the mainland towards the sea in gushes. It is relatively cold and dry, reaches moderate strength and can last several hours. It cleans and clears up the atmosphere, therefore visibility after the Bura wind is excellent and …

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Levanat wind in Korcula

Levanat wind in Korcula

Collection of Levanat in Korcula photos: Levanat is the wind blowing from the east. It usually brings cloudy and rainy weather in the winter months while in the summer it blows in the sunny mornings and was usually changed by Maestral in the afternoons. See the windrose

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Tramontana in Korcula

Tramontana in Korcula

Tramontana , locally also called Tremuntana or Tramuntana is a cold wind blowing from the North (see windrose) It is a very common wind in Adriatic and Mediterranean, suitable for fast sailing and windsurfing.

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Bonaca in Korcula

Bonaca in Korcula

Collection of Bonaca in Korcula photos: Bonaca is a very quiet weather, calm with no wind at sea. Completely quiet, peaceful and enjoyable. Not suitable for sailing 😉

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Bura in Korcula Photos

Bura in Korcula Photos

Collection of Bura in Korcula Photos: More info about Bura wind in Korcula

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Gregal (Gregale) Wind

Gregal (Gregale) Wind

Gregal (Gregale) Wind –  a strong and cold wind that blows from the northeast in the western and central Mediterranean region, mainly in winter. Gregal is often mistaken for Bura wind which is blowing from very similar direction (see windrose) Video of Gregal (gregale) Wind:  Other winds around Korcula Island: Bura, …

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Siloko (Jugo or Sirocco)

Siloko (Jugo or Sirocco)

Šiloko (pronounced: Shi-loco) wind, also called Jugo or Sirocco is south-east wind that blows in Adriatic Sea. Šiloko (Sirocco) in Pavja Luka, Korcula, October Video: Strong southerly winds of gale force are common in Korcula island through the winter months and generally bring storms and high seas. Above video is taken in …

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Maestral

Maestral

Maestral wind in Korcula – late afternoon, summer, Western views towards a sunset point.. Video: Maestral in sunny summer afternoon, Korcula all articles tagged ‘maestral’ about winds around Korcula Photos of Maestral wind:  

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Bura (Bora) Wind

Bura (Bora) Wind

Bora or in Croatian Bura is a northern to north-eastern wind that blows along Adriatic Coast, whose name derives from the Greek mythological figure of Boreas – the North Wind. Bura blows in gusts and is most common during the winter. It blows hardest when a polar high-pressure area sits …

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Kite surfer swinging with Maestral

Kite surfer swinging with Maestral

Fantastic photo of kite surfer swinging with Maestral  – last week in Korcula waters of Peljesac channel. More info about windsurfing and kite surfing around Korcula and Peljesac on following links: More photos: www.korculainfo.com/photos/windsurfing/ An introduction ww.korculainfo.com/windsurfing/ & www.peljesactravel.com/windsurfing/

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