Continent
Middle East
Country
Syria
Next Big City
Latakia
Next Town
Om at Tiyour
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Rocks
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Choppy, waves up to 2m when wind from W to SW for more than 1 day. The water is relatively clean, some rocks in the water (well visible).

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Other
Beach Users:
July, August

The beach is quite nice, but litterd, beware of sharp items. Enough space for launching and landing, can be crowded in summer.

Weather

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

Moderate from November to March (longsleeve), hot in summer.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
No information

From November to March depending on depression, up to 30 knots possible. During summer thermal winds, around 18 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From the road between Latakia and Kassab, turn west to Om at Tiyour (spelling varies on the signs). From there you see the road to the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

If police or military state that it is prohibited, take some time to explain that your not flying and attack from the air. Normally, after 5 minutes, they help launching the kite.

Nightlife

No information