Ruegen / Nordstrand

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Berlin, Rostock
Next Town
Stralsund, Varnkevitz, Putgarten
 
Type:
Island
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
No information

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Stones
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Big and nice waves with stronger winds. Choppy in lighter winds. Watch out for the current and for bigger stones in the water.

Beach

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

Sandy beach. Lots of space. Watch out for bigger stones on the beach.

Wind

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

Westerly winds with depressions. Best from fall to spring. Summer lighter. Nice NE and E winds in summer, but not very often. Works only in NW, W and NE winds. Onshore winds will cause wind holes at the beach.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Long walk

From Stralsund take B196 and B96 to Bergen, then to Sassnitz. Take L30 towards Sagard and Altenkirchen. In Altenkirchen to Kap Arkona. Find the access to the beach between Putgarten and Varnkevitz. It's a small way and then you need to walk for about 400m and then down the cliffs.

Extra information

Rules
None

Don't go out alone here and avoid onshore winds.

Nightlife

Good nightlife in Stralsund.