Dahab Lagoon

Continent
Africa
Country
Egypt
Next Big City
Sharm el Sheik
Next Town
Dahab
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Knees to hips deep. Very flat. Small parts get more than 2m deep during the tide. The open sea with waves. Kiteboarding possible inside the lagoon not only during high tide, but also during low tide.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Other
Beach Users:
None

Mostly sandy and salty. Slippery in some parts when the tide goes out.

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
No information

Windy. Very windy. The wind is blowing at almost 300 days a year with 4 Bft and more. November to March: 50-70% 4-5 Bft. April to October: 80-90% 5-7 Bft. Strong and relative gusty wind. Small kites recommended.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Dahab is located on the eastern Sinai coast of Egypt on a branch of the Red Sea called the Gulf of Aqaba. North of Dahab is the Egyptian towns of Nuweiba and Taba and to the South Sharm-el-Sheik.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

No kitesurfing in the bay (no. 2 on the picture). Only in the shallow lagoon and the open ocean.

Nightlife

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