The Ultimate Wind Guide for Kitesurfers in Africa - Maximize your Wind yield with this list

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2018-02-23

After our blog contribution The ultimate Wind guide for Kitesurfers in Europe we now have analyzed the African continent and where you will find the best Wind regions over the year!

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We analyzed the best wind areas, starting from 4 beaufort, for Africa for each month of the year and give you the best options for each month to spend as much days on the water as possible! The Wind probability shows how many wind days you statistically will have in one month.

January - Wind probability

1 Southwest Somalia
Mogadishu Beach - Southwest coast of Somalia, sandy beach, tide independant, choppy to medium waves         
Pi Rights - West coast of Somalia, crystal clear water, small to medium waves
99%
2 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
95%
3 West Tansania
Kawe Beach - West coast of Tansania, long sandy beach, flat to choppy and small waves 
White Sands - West coast of Tansania, soft white sandy beach, flat to choppy  
Bahari Beach - West coast of Tansania, shallow for a long way out, some seaweed
71%

February - Wind probability

1 Southwest Somalia
Mogadishu Beach - Southwest coast of Somalia, sandy beach, tide independant, choppy to medium waves         
Pi Rights - East coast of Somalia, crystal clear water, small to medium waves
97%
2 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
96%
3 Northwest Mauritania
La Baie d'Etoile - Northwest coast of Mauritania, lagoon, amazing speed spot
Cap Taferit - Northwest coast of Mauritania, long sandy bay, choppy water with small waves 
PK 55 - West coast of Mauritania, sandy beach, jellyfish swarms in June and July, flat to choppy
78%

March - Wind probability

1 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
98%
2 Southwest Somalia
Mogadishu Beach - Southwest coast of Somalia, sandy beach, tide independant, choppy to medium waves         
Pi Rights - East coast of Somalia, crystal clear water, small to medium waves
94%
3 South Gran Canaria
Maspalomas - Southern Gran Canaria, big sandy beach, 100m shallow, small waves
Ias burras - Southern Gran Canaria, orientate to the locals when to go out 
Playa del Aguila - Southern Gran Canaria, pebble beach, flat to choppy water
75%

April - Wind probability

1 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
92%
2 Northwest Mauritania
La Baie d'Etoile - Northwest coast of Mauritania, lagoon, amazing speed spot
Cap Taferit - Northwest coast of Mauritania, long sandy bay, choppy water with small waves 
PK 55 - West coast of Mauritania, sandy beach, jellyfish swarms in June and July, flat to choppy
84%
3 Southwest Morocco
La Sarga - Southwest coast of Morocco, huge sandy beach, waves with flat water in between
Oum Laboiur - Southwest coast of Morocco, big sandy beach, long clean waves
Dakhla Lagoon PK 25 - Southwest coast of Morocco, big shallow lagoon, flat to choppy water
83%

May - Wind probability

1 Southwest Morocco
La Sarga - Southwest coast of Morocco, huge sandy beach, waves with flat water in between
Oum Laboiur - Southwest coast of Morocco, big sandy beach, long clean waves
Dakhla Lagoon PK 25 - Southwest coast of Morocco, big shallow lagoon, flat to choppy water
91%
2 Northwest Mauritania
La Baie d'Etoile - Northwest coast of Mauritania, lagoon, amazing speed spot
Cap Taferit - Northwest coast of Mauritania, long sandy bay, choppy water with small waves 
PK 55 - West coast of Mauritania, sandy beach, jellyfish swarms in June and July, flat to choppy
91%
3 East Gran Canaria
Jinamar - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy dirty beach, choppy to waves, be careful with low tide
La Estrella - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy beach, medium to big waves, surrounded by cliffs
Playa del Hombre - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy beach, wave spot 
82%

June - Wind probability

1 Southwest Morocco
La Sarga - Southwest coast of Morocco, huge sandy beach, waves with flat water in between
Oum Laboiur - Southwest coast of Morocco, big sandy beach, long clean waves
Dakhla Lagoon PK 25 - Southwest coast of Morocco, big shallow lagoon, flat to choppy water
94%
2 Northwest Mauritania
La Baie d'Etoile - Northwest coast of Mauritania, lagoon, amazing speed spot
Cap Taferit - Northwest coast of Mauritania, long sandy bay, choppy water with small waves 
PK 55 - West coast of Mauritania, sandy beach, jellyfish swarms in June and July, flat to choppy
94%
3 Southwest Somalia
Mogadishu Beach - Southwest coast of Somalia, sandy beach, tide independant, choppy to medium waves         
Pi Rights - East coast of Somalia, crystal clear water, small to medium waves

92%

July - Wind probability

1 East Gran Canaria
Jinamar - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy dirty beach, choppy to waves, be careful with low tide
La Estrella - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy beach, medium to big waves, surrounded by cliffs
Playa del Hombre - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy beach, wave spot 
99%
2

Southwest Somalia
Mogadishu Beach - Southwest coast of Somalia, sandy beach, tide independant, choppy to medium waves         
Pi Rights - East coast of Somalia, crystal clear water, small to medium waves

96%
3 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
94%

August - Wind probability

1 East Gran Canaria
Jinamar - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy dirty beach, choppy to waves, be careful with low tide
La Estrella - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy beach, medium to big waves, surrounded by cliffs
Playa del Hombre - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy beach, wave spot
97%
2 Southwest Somalia
Mogadishu Beach - Southwest coast of Somalia, sandy beach, tide independant, choppy to medium waves         
Pi Rights - East coast of Somalia, crystal clear water, small to medium waves
92%
3 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
92%

September - Wind probability

1 Southwest Morocco
La Sarga - Southwest coast of Morocco, huge sandy beach, waves with flat water in between
Oum Laboiur - Southwest coast of Morocco, big sandy beach, long clean waves
Dakhla Lagoon PK 25 - Southwest coast of Morocco, big shallow lagoon, flat to choppy water
88%
2 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
81%
3 East Gran Canaria
Jinamar - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy dirty beach, choppy to waves, be careful with low tide
La Estrella - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy beach, medium to big waves, surrounded by cliffs
Playa del Hombre - East coast of Gran Canaria, sandy beach, wave spot
76%

October - Wind probability

1 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
87%
2 Southwest Namibia
Affenruecken Point - Southwest coast of Namibia  
Elizabeth Bay - Southwest coast of Namibia, clear water, small to medium waves, rocks
Luederitz Second Lagoon - Southwest coast of Namibia, lagoon, enough space, flat water
75%
3 Northern Madagascar
Paillotes de Babaomby - North coast of Madagascar, shallow, choppy to medium waves   
Sakalava Bay - North coast of Madagascar, large shallowed bay, all kind of waves
Mantasaly - North coast of Madagascar, sandy beach, full day flat water behind reef barrier
70%

November - Wind probability

1 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
96%
2 Southwest Mozambique
Guinjata Bay - Southwest Mozambique, sandy beach, clean water, small to medium waves
Areira Branca - Southwest Mozambique, big sandy beach, many shallow and flat areas
Punta Paloma - Southern Spain, sand dune, choppy to waves, no rocks
66%
3 Southwest Namibia
Affenruecken Point - Southwest coast of Namibia  
Elizabeth Bay - Southwest coast of Namibia, clear water, small to medium waves, rocks
Luederitz Second Lagoon - Southwest coast of Namibia, lagoon, enough space, flat water
66%

December - Wind probability

1 Southwest Somalia
Mogadishu Beach - Southwest coast of Somalia, sandy beach, tide independant, choppy to medium waves         
Pi Rights - East coast of Somalia, crystal clear water, small to medium waves
98%
2 Southeast Eritrea
No official locations yet  
97%
3 West Gran Canaria
Galdar - North coast of Gran Canaria, smally bay, nice waves, rocks to both sides   
Maspalomas - Southern Gran Canaria, big sandy beach, 100m shallow, small waves
Ias burras - Southern Gran Canaria, orientate to the locals when to go out 
74%

We just put in the Top 3 of wind areas in the listing. There were a lot of close calls! If you want a full list of our analysis, subscribe to our Newsletter and you will get the list for free! We used data from Windfinder, Wisuku and Weatherspark to do our research!

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