Continent
Middle East
Country
Saudi Arabia
Next Big City
Dammam
Next Town
Jubail
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat to choppy water, a little salty, clean. Very little tide differential and best of all, it's shallow so no rescue needed for beginners.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

Soft white sand. Lots of space.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts, Shorty
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts, Shorty
Winter:
Shorty, Normal

Very hot mid summer (45°C), but moderate for the rest of the year. Wetsuits are worn in mid winter.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
N
Main Direction:
N

The wind has an average of 16 knots and blows sideshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No walk

Follow the coastal road from Al-Khobar past "Half Moon Beach" until a sign for Military Airforce shooting range appears (don't worry, they won't shoot you). Turn right and drive for about 15km, there is a sign board marked "Kite Surfing" on the left side of the road, turn left.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information