The Kvarner Bay is actually a gulf in the Northern Part of the Adriatic Sea located between the Istrian peninsula and the northern Croatian seacoast.
The main islands within the Kvarner are Cres, Krk, Pag, Rab and Lošinj. The main portion of the Kvarner Bay is that between the mainland, Cres and Krk. A smaller body of water located between Cres, Krk, Rab and Pag is called Kvarnerić ("the little Kvarner").
Kvarner is one of the closest points of Adriatic Sea to Central and Western Europe, therefore, because of it's vicinity and mild climate, Kvarner was very popular tourist destination for Western Europeans since the times of the Austro-Hungarian empire in 19th century.
The island of Rab is the best paddling destination in the Northern Adriatic and our home as well - it is the island of long history, great nature and heritage.
6 coves,about 200 beaches,large and small,38 capes and 20 rocks-a very good indicator of how indented our coast is.the best way to experience it all is by rowing a kayak. So-row with us through a magical adventure in which you will discover the original beauty of the flora and fauna of our coast. Rab's coastal line is 103.2 km long,but when you add all the coastal lenghts of other smaller islands around Rab,it sums up to 116.17 km.
The Croatian coastline and the islands have a mild Mediterranean climate.
The sirocco winds (known here as the jugo) bring a moderating influence from Africa so the summers are sunny, warm and dry.
The months May, June and September are a little cooler but you can wear shorts and T-shirt most of the time.
Generally, the weather is peaceful and predictable.The average temperature ranges from 2°–8°C (36°–46°F) in January to 18°–26° C (64°–79°F) in June. July and August are the hottest.
These are the most significant winds in Croatia: