Falkenstein (Falkensteiner Strand)

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Hamburg
Next Town
Kiel
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

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

When it is windy, there is a small wave (about 1-2 meters). At the lighthouse it is perfect shallow. In SSW winds it is perfectly flat for speed. Nice clean waves with NNE winds.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

Long sandy beach. Lots of space.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
E, ESE, SE, SSE, SSW
Main Direction:
No information

Go to the spot when to wind comes from about East, perfect is SSE. From East the wind is constant. The more southern the wind comes, the gustier the wind. SSW great for speed, but offshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Drive the A7 North and then A215 to Kiel. Follow the directions to the Olympiazentrum Schilksee, pass the big bridge and go right before Schilksee. Then just drive to the Falkensteiner Strand, lots of parking spaces.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

In spring and autumn you can use the whole beach (very long) because of not having a restricted area for tourists. In summer you need to start your kite at the surf school, most of the time there are no problems to kitesurf, just take care like you do it on every other spot.

Nightlife

No information