And sailing slowly for many days, and having with difficulty got abreast of Cnidus, the wind not suffering us, we sailed under the lee of Crete abreast of Salmone;
and coasting it with difficulty we came to a certain place called Fair Havens, near to which was [the] city of Lasaea.
And much time having now been spent, and navigation being already dangerous, because the fast also was already past, Paul counselled them,
saying, Men, I perceive that the navigation will be with disaster and much loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives.
But the centurion believed rather the helmsman and the shipowner than what was said by Paul.
And the harbour being ill adapted to winter in, the most counselled to set sail thence, if perhaps they might reach Phoenice to winter in, a port of Crete looking north-east and south-east.
References for Acts 27:12
And [the] south wind blowing gently, supposing that they had gained their object, having weighed anchor they sailed close in shore along Crete.