Sylt / Moewennest

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Westerland
Next Town
Hoernum
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Shells
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Low tide

Perfect flat water behind the sand bars in low tide. Be careful with oyster beds. Many shallow areas, depending on the tide.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
June, July, August

Lots of space for many kites. Some walking at low tide.

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, ENE, E, ESE, SE, SSE, S
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

Bst with Easterly winds, which blow over the sandbar for perfect flat water.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

Drive towards Hoernum, just before the sign of Hoernum turn left. Follow signs to "Moevennest". Drive towards the "Jugendaufbauwerk Sylt", turn right in front of it, and then next left and follow the road which dead ends at the Moevennest.

Extra information

Rules
None

Drop off your gear in front of the Moewennest, but park 300m before, otherwise you will get a fine.

Nightlife

In Westerland or Kampen during summer.