Storm alerts at the Balaton!
- A storm watch service operates at the Balaton from 1st May till 30th September every year. Yellow light flashing 45 times per minute indicates “Warning to maintain precautions” status (Level I warning), boats are allowed only within a 500â€‘meter distance from the shore (except in case of emergency situations)!
- Yellow light flashing 90 times per minute indicates “Imminent Danger Alert” status (Level II warning); boat traffic is FORBIDDEN on the lake (except in case of emergency situations)!
- Boats must maintain a distance of 1 500 meters from the shore at all times.
- The use of boats with internal combustion engines is FORBIDDEN on Lake Balaton!