Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Hamburg, Luebeck
Next Town
Groemitz
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Expert
Features:
Rescue, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Ships
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat water. With SE winds waves. Shallow for about 40m.

Beach

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

The sandy beach next to the harbor is quiet wide. It gets seriously crowded in summer, beach will be packed with tourists, so no way to launch there. Avoid hot sunny days. Look out for the harbor wall in E and NE winds.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Summer is nice and warm. High season a shorty is ok, a few weeks with just shorts is possible. Usually a wetsuit is always needed. Water max 22°C in summer, normally around 15°C. Winter gets cold, but a thick wetsuit, gloves, mask and shoes make kiting almost year-round possible. Air: summer between 20-30°C, spring and fall around 15°C.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
NE, ENE, E, ESE
Main Direction:
No information

Best winds in spring and fall. Summer lighter winds, can have nice East winds. Any strength possible with depressions from SW. Best in Easterlies.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Hamburg and Luebeck drive North on the A1. Exit where signs say `Groemitz` and follow that direction. In Groemitz get to the beach. More space next to the harbor.

Extra information

Rules
None

Kitesurfer should avoid this beach during high season.

Nightlife

Small nightlife, best in summer.