Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin on Thursday afternoon warning of stormy southern winds of 7 to 8 Beaufort. Weather forecast over the Easter days, April 22-26, 2022.
According to EMY, the weather is forecast to change in the next few hours, as stormy winds are expected in the Ionian Sea and Crete.
The winds will affect Crete on Holy Thursday, April 21, as well as the northern, southern and western Ionian Sea and islands on Good Friday, April 22.
Winds will weaken down to 3-4 B on Holy Saturday, April 23.
Weather Forecast over Easter April 22-25, 2022
Good Friday, April 22
A few clouds temporarily increased with local rainfalls in the West, the Central and the North. In the rest of the country at times sparse cloudy.
Visibility at night on the mainland will be locally limited.
Meteorological conditions favor a new transport of African dust and its concentrations in the atmosphere will be increased.
The temperature will rise and will reach 22 to 23 and in northern Crete locally 25 degrees Celsius.
Holy Saturday, April 23
In Epirus, Macedonia and Thrace temporarily increased clouds with a few local rainfalls that will stop in the afternoon. In the rest country generally clear weather with temporary local clouds in the north Ionian, Thessaly and Sterea.
Meteorological conditions favor the transport of African dust. Visibility in the morning and at night on the mainland will be locally limited.
The winds will blow south southwest 3 to 5 Beaufort and from noon to west northwest with the same intensity. The temperature will not change significantly.
EASTER SUNDAY, April 24
Generally clear weather, with temporary clouds in mainland places in the afternoon.
Visibility in the morning on the western continents will be locally limited.
The winds will be weak in the Aegean Sea, and up to 5 Beaufort in the North-West.
Temperature will rise slightly further.
EASTER MONDAY, April 25
Sparse clouds. Visibility in the morning on the mainland will be locally limited.
Winds will blow west northwest 2 to 4 Beaufort.
Temperature will not change significantly.
Further temperature rise on Tuesday, April 26.