Continent
Asia
Country
Sri Lanka
Next Big City
Colombo
Next Town
Kalpitiya
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
None

Water

Type:
No information
Hazards:
Fishernets, Shells
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Look out for sharp shells if you ride in the lagoon. Cleaner wind on the ocean side but the waves can be messy.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Shorts all year with water around 29┬░C.

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal, Trade
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
NE, SSW, SW

Sri Lanka has two wind seasons: from May to September and from December to March. During summer the relatively strong Southwest monsoon blows (most kiters are on 9m to 12m kites). During winter the winds become lighter, blowing from the Northeast. The lagoon can be gusty. Cleaner wind on the ocean side.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No walk

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information