Beach Weather in Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece

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BALOS LAGOON, CRETE, GREECE BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
18°
 
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
18°
 
BALOS LAGOON, CRETE, GREECE BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
22° 21° 19° 24° 28° 27° 27° 19°
20% 20% 20% 26% 42% 6% 7% 44%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 19° 15° 20° 22° 21° 19° 13°
9% 22% 14% 42% 32% 2% 18% 4%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 11° 11° 18° 19° 19° 17° 10°
10% 6% 6% 78% 0% 0% 1% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Fri 26th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 18° 19° 19° 17° 14°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Sat 27th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 13° 11° 19° 21° 21° 18° 16°
16% 8% 4% 1% 0% 0% 2% 6%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sun 28th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 16° 19° 21° 20° 18° 16°
5% 6% 19% 24% 10% 5% 4% 16%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Mon 29th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 14° 15° 19° 22° 22° 20° 17°
45% 67% 43% 14% 24% 14% 15% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
0
kmh
15
kmh
10
kmh
13
kmh
28
kmh
24
kmh
13
kmh
26
kmh
0.8m
1.0m
1.3m
1.4m
1.2m
1.1m
0.1m
1.6m
5.9s 6.5s 6.5s 5.2s 5.2s 4.9s 6.1s 6.9s
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
28
kmh
26
kmh
28
kmh
28
kmh
30
kmh
29
kmh
26
kmh
27
kmh
1.9m
1.6m
1.5m
1.4m
1.5m
1.5m
1.4m
1.4m
7.2s 6.9s 6.7s 6.7s 6.6s 6.4s 6.1s 6.1s
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
29
kmh
24
kmh
28
kmh
30
kmh
28
kmh
27
kmh
25
kmh
22
kmh
1.1m
1.1m
1.2m
1.1m
1.2m
1.3m
1.2m
1.1m
6.8s 6.8s 6.8s 6.8s 6.8s 6.8s 6.8s 6.8s
Fri 26th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21
kmh
19
kmh
20
kmh
21
kmh
19
kmh
15
kmh
7
kmh
8
kmh
1.1m
0.8m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.5m
0.4m
6.8s 6.8s 6.8s 6.8s 6.8s 3.9s 6.6s 6.3s
Sat 27th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
17
kmh
12
kmh
17
kmh
21
kmh
17
kmh
9
kmh
13
kmh
0.5m
0.5m
0.4m
0.4m
0.5m
0.5m
0.3m
0.3m
6.1s 6.4s 6.3s 6.0s 5.7s 5.5s 2.5s 2.6s
Sun 28th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14
kmh
14
kmh
18
kmh
23
kmh
21
kmh
17
kmh
10
kmh
12
kmh
0.5m
0.6m
0.6m
0.6m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
2.6s 2.6s 2.6s 2.6s 2.6s 2.6s 4.0s 4.0s
Mon 29th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
12
kmh
15
kmh
15
kmh
16
kmh
13
kmh
10
kmh
6
kmh
0.4m
0.4m
0.8m
1.0m
1.2m
1.1m
1.1m
1.1m
4.0s 3.8s 4.6s 4.9s 5.0s 5.3s 5.3s 5.6s
Tue 23rd April
1:23 AM 7:35 AM 1:44 PM 7:47 PM
0.10 0.00 0.10 0.00
Wed 24th April
1:52 AM 8:04 AM 2:14 PM 8:15 PM
0.20 0.00 0.10 0.00
Thu 25th April
2:22 AM 8:34 AM 2:46 PM 8:44 PM
0.20 0.00 0.10 0.00
Fri 26th April
2:53 AM 9:04 AM 3:21 PM 9:15 PM
0.10 0.00 0.10 0.10
Sat 27th April
3:28 AM 9:38 AM 3:59 PM 9:50 PM
0.10 0.00 0.10 0.10
Sun 28th April
4:08 AM 10:16 AM 4:43 PM 10:31 PM
0.10 0.10 0.00 0.10
Mon 29th April
4:56 AM 11:02 AM 5:37 PM 11:24 PM
0.10 0.10 0.00 0.20
Tue 23rd April
28°
0.0mm
13kmh SSW
23%
Wed 24th April
22°
0.0mm
27kmh WNW
17%
Thu 25th April
19°
0.0mm
30kmh WNW
12%
Fri 26th April
20°
0.0mm
18kmh NW
0%
Sat 27th April
21°
0.0mm
15kmh NE
4%
Sun 28th April
21°
0.0mm
17kmh NE
11%
Mon 29th April
22°
0.0mm
13kmh NNE
27%
Tue 30th April
23°
0.0mm
11kmh NNE
0%
Wed 1st May
23°
0.0mm
13kmh NNE
13%
Thu 2nd May
22°
0.1mm
29kmh WNW
15%
Fri 3rd May
15°
3.0mm
24kmh SW
79%
Sat 4th May
16°
0.0mm
23kmh NE
23%
Sun 5th May
18°
0.0mm
19kmh NE
58%
Mon 6th May
19°
0.0mm
14kmh NE
17%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 21° which is warm and pleasant for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There will be 2 days of very light rain with an average of 1.6mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 21%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Balos Lagoon don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece

Balos Lagoon is a stunning beach located on the northwest coast of Crete, Greece. Known for its turquoise waters and unique landscape, this remote paradise is a must-visit destination for beach enthusiasts. Accessible by car or boat, Balos Lagoon offers an unforgettable holiday experience for those looking to unwind and enjoy the beauty of the Mediterranean.

Beach Type

Balos Lagoon features a mix of soft white sand and pink sand, which is due to crushed shells. The crystal-clear shallow waters make it an ideal spot for families with young children or those who simply want to relax in the warm sea. Although there isn't a reef or rocky area directly at the main beach, there are rocks on either side of the lagoon that offer interesting snorkeling opportunities as well as a chance to discover marine life.

Beach Activities

Some of the popular activities at Balos Lagoon include:

  1. Swimming and sunbathing: The calm waters and fine sand make this an excellent spot for swimming and soaking up some sun.
  2. Snorkeling: While there isn't a reef directly at the main beach, visitors can snorkel around nearby rocks to explore marine life.
  3. Photography: The unique landscape and vibrant colors make Balos Lagoon a photographer's dream.
  4. Hiking: There's a short hike from the parking area down to Balos Lagoon that offers stunning views of the surrounding area.
  5. Boat trips: Several boat tours are available from nearby Kissamos port that take visitors to Balos Lagoon and other beaches such as Gramvousa Island.

Accommodations

There are no hotels or resorts directly at Balos Lagoon as it's a protected natural area; however, accommodations can be found in nearby towns such as Kissamos, Kaliviani, or Falassarna.

Areas to Stay In

  1. Kissamos: This coastal town is the closest to Balos Lagoon and offers a variety of accommodations, including hotels, guesthouses, and apartments. It's also the departure point for boat tours to Balos Lagoon and Gramvousa Island.
  2. Kaliviani: A small traditional village located near Kissamos, Kaliviani is an excellent choice for those looking for a more authentic Cretan experience while still being close to Balos Lagoon.
  3. Falassarna: Known for its beautiful beaches, Falassarna is another great option for those who want to explore more of Crete's stunning coastlines while visiting Balos Lagoon.

Beach Amenities

Although Balos Lagoon is relatively remote and unspoiled, it offers some basic amenities for visitors:

  • Sunbeds and umbrellas for rent
  • A small canteen selling snacks and drinks
  • Toilets and changing facilities
  • A beach bar

Keep in mind that it's essential to bring your own supplies such as water, sunscreen, and snacks if you're planning on spending the day at this remarkable beach destination.

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