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Old 26-09-2016, 05:11   #1
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Corfu in November for a week with kids (teens)

Hi guys, I'll be on Corfu around 30th Oct - 4th Nov with 3 kids 11-11-13 yr old. I'll have a boat based in Gouvia Marina by then. I've got one part of our group leaving in the evening on 1st Nov so I can't venture too far.

What to expect from the weather? Is the sea still warm enough for a quick swim?

Thinking about short hop from marina to Corfu town, spending the night there under castro walls (will there be space?), but then where?? With 3 kids onboard I'd rather keep our sailing ot 3-4 hrs max at a time, with some interesting places to visit onshore.

Just looking at the map and weather stats makes me think we will just rent a car/quad and explore the island but then again we all hate staying in marinas....
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Old 27-09-2016, 01:28   #2
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Re: Corfu in November for a week with kids (teens)

Should be fine around 19C water temp. We swim up to beginning Nov in Croatia Split area temps are around 17-18 then and Corfu is about 300nm further south.
The biggest problem will be the weather, it can be rainy and windy in Oct/Nov in both places so you need a safe bolthole nearby. On the plus side it will be quiet!
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