Greece’ National Meteorological Service warns of a bad weather front with snowfalls even in Attica, strong rainfalls and storms, sharp temperature drop and frost. The February weather scenery will be accompanied by gale-force powerful winds up to 10 Beaufort in the Aegean Sea.
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
Snowfalls on the mountainous and semi-mountainous areas of mainland and Evia. As of noon at the mountainous areas of Crete as well as in lowlands of Macedonia, Thrace, islands of the North Aegean.
As of afternoon, snowfalls in East Sterea, North Attica and Evia.
Locally, snow will be partly heavy.
Thursday, Feb 14
Snowfalls in Thessaly, Central and East Stere, Evia, Peloponnese (mainly East) and mountainous areas of Crete.
As of afternoon, the phenomena will weaken and be limited in the East and the South.
Stormy Winds and Temperature Feb 13-16, 2019
Powerful North-East winds up to 8-9 Beaufort on Wednesday.
Wednesday afternoon and Thursday winds in the Aegean Sea will reach 10 Beaufort.
Winds will weaken as of Friday morning.
Be aware that authorities halt sea traffic when winds blow with intensity above 9 Beaufort. If you plan to travel by sea, contact local port authorities and travel agents.
Sharp Temperature Drop & Frost
Athens: 11.Feb 15C 13. Feb 6C
Thessaloniki: 11. Feb 14C 13. Feb 6C
Herakleio: 11. Feb 19C 13. Feb 10C
Sharp temperature will dramatically decrease at a level of 10 ° Celsius mainly in the North of Greece, where frost will occur as well at the evening hours of Wednesday, the morning hours and the evening hours of Thursday.
Frost will be locally very strong in Central and North Greece.
Powerful Rainfalls and Storms
As of the morning hours of Wednesday and Thursday, powerful rainfalls and storms will affect the Cyclades, Crete, the islands of the East Aegean Sea and the Dodecanese.
More bad weather
According to weather forecast, the weather phenomena will weaken on Friday, Feb 15, but a new bad weather front will set in as of Saturday, Feb 16 2019, starting in the East of the country.