What body of water surrounds Corfu?

Ionian Sea

Ionian Sea
Location Southern Europe
Coordinates 38°N 19°E
Type Sea
Primary outflows Mediterranean Sea


What is the difference between the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea?

WTF is Adriatic and Ionian? The Adriatic is the sea on the north side of Puglia, the Ionian (sometimes mixed up with the Mediterranean, the Ionian is basically a part of the Mediterranean) is on the south side of Puglia.

Which is warmer Ionian or Adriatic Sea?

Adriatic sea: around 23-24 °C, except alomng most of the Croatian coast where temperatures are down to 21-23 °C (locally in the Kvarner bay even down to 19 °C). Ionian and central Mediterranean sea: is around 23-25 °C.

What body of water is Corfu in?

Is Corfu in the Adriatic or Ionian?

It is part of the Ionian Islands and lies in the north region of the group, at the entrance of the Adriatic Sea facing Albania. Corfu has a total area of 592 sq km and a coastline of 216 km, making it the second-largest island of the Ionian group after Kefalonia.

Can you swim in Adriatic Sea?

The Adriatic is almost always calm, or “calm as oil” as Croats would say. There are usually no big waves or swells, just small ripples and rolls that are perfect for sailing, snorkelling and swimming.

Is the Adriatic Sea calm or rough?

3) Is the Adriatic Sea Rough? The sea is relatively calm compared to other open seas, with lower waves and milder currents.

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