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Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Cagliari
Next Town
La Magdalena, Capoterra
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
School, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Low choppy or flat with thermal wind. Real waves 1.5-2m with South and Southeast.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
June, July, August

Soft sand, 3km long, very safe for kiting.

Weather

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

Temperatures in summer are from 25-35┬░C, from June to September no wetsuit necessary. The lowest temperature in winter is 10┬░C. September to December and March to June: shorty, December to March 4mm wetsuit. There is a weather station up to date: http://chanu.altervista.org/meteo/

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
NE, SE, S
Main Direction:
N, SE, NW

In summer the typical wind is 15-17 knots (thermal), this happens on every sunny day from March to October.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Cagliari airport by car it's 15 min taking direction to Pula. By ferry from Genova to Porto Torres (1 night), then by car to Cagliari (250 km), then 15 min from Cagliari in direction to Pula. Parking close the beach.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

Special kite zone during summer at the South end of the beach.

Nightlife

Great nightlife in Cagliari or Pula.