Continent
Asia
Country
Hong Kong
Next Big City
HK Airport
Next Town
Tuen Mun
 
Type:
River
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Rocks
Quality:
Dirty
Best Tide:
No information

Big tides, muddy water, flat water on the leeward side, choppy on the windward side. Some flat water, if you are a strong intermediate you can come in close to the rocks to get access to flat water. Summer brings a little swell, never big except for typhoons.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Small, enough for 5 kites. Two beaches, one small with lots of rubbish, good for advanced launches. The second is big thin beach for intermediates. Not too many rocks (for HK).

Weather

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

Not much need for wetsuits, only in November to February when it is cold.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, October, November, December
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
N, NE, E, SE
Main Direction:
N, NE, E, SE, SW

Best wind magnet in HK. That's why it is next to the airport. It consistently comes from only two directions. Stronger NE in winter (October to March) or lighter SW in summer (April to September) with around 12-18 knots. Most consistent winds in HK, works in all directions. Best conditions is winter N-NE-E-SE, around 15-20 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
Short walk

The only way is by boat. You need to go to the SW side of Castle Peak, via Tuen Mun, the name of the beach is Lung Whu Tan. You need to find the windsurf/kitesurf club and get hold of Hio Tim. Ho Tim has a boat and can get you out to the island for approx $150 return trip. It's worth it.

Extra information

Rules
None

Intermediate to advanced only.

Nightlife

No information
Continent
Asia
Country
Hong Kong
Next Big City
HK Airport
Next Town
Tuen Mun
 
Type:
River
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Rocks
Quality:
Dirty
Best Tide:
No information

Big tides, muddy water, flat water on the leeward side, choppy on the windward side. Some flat water, if you are a strong intermediate you can come in close to the rocks to get access to flat water. Summer brings a little swell, never big except for typhoons.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Small, enough for 5 kites. Two beaches, one small with lots of rubbish, good for advanced launches. The second is big thin beach for intermediates. Not too many rocks (for HK).

Weather

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

Not much need for wetsuits, only in November to February when it is cold.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, October, November, December
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
N, NE, E, SE
Main Direction:
N, NE, E, SE, SW

Best wind magnet in HK. That's why it is next to the airport. It consistently comes from only two directions. Stronger NE in winter (October to March) or lighter SW in summer (April to September) with around 12-18 knots. Most consistent winds in HK, works in all directions. Best conditions is winter N-NE-E-SE, around 15-20 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
Short walk

The only way is by boat. You need to go to the SW side of Castle Peak, via Tuen Mun, the name of the beach is Lung Whu Tan. You need to find the windsurf/kitesurf club and get hold of Hio Tim. Ho Tim has a boat and can get you out to the island for approx $150 return trip. It's worth it.

Extra information

Rules
None

Intermediate to advanced only.

Nightlife

No information