Blankenberge (Beachclub)

Continent
Europe
Country
Belgium
Next Big City
Brugge
Next Town
Blankenberge
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue, Shower, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Currents, Jetskis, Fishernets, Wave breaker
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
No information

North Sea choppy conditions, sometimes real waves (mostly wind waves). With Northwest storms we have the biggest waves, lot of current with high tide, no rocks in the sea. With changing tides some flat water to get speed, then jumping like hell on the waves. Long pier to the west side.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
July, August

Big, sandy beach, nice soft Sahara sand, not to much shells, no rocks, grass, concrete. In spring, fall and winter enough space to launch and land a kite everywhere on the beach but in summertime when hot you have to do this at the sail club because of too many people on the beach.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, September, October, November
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
W

Depression winds, in summer we can have a sea breeze when hot. In fall and spring we have an average of 10 good days a month with good wind direction and speed). When the direction is offshore we go to France or the Netherlands (1 hour driving). Best wind conditions in spring and fall. In summer you can ride bigger gear.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Train
Access
No information

From Brussels: E40 direction Oostende, take Jabbeke, Dehaan.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

Forbidden to kite with 8 Bft or more.

Nightlife

No information