Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Palermo and Trapani
Next Town
Mazara del Vallo
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave, Big wave
Hazards:
Currents
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Waves up to 4 meters in winter, flat or choppy in summer with thermal winds, waves when some summer storms roll in.

Beach

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

Fine, sandy beach.

Weather

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

Very mild winters, very hot summers (40+┬░C).

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
N, E, ESE, SE, W, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW

Best winds for wave sailing down the line are W and NW (Mistral). Side and sideoffshore relatively constant, creates well formed waves. Scirocco (SE) and Levante (E) are also good.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No walk

To get to Puzziteddu from Palermo you must take hwy A29 for Mazara del Vallo. Exit at Campobello di Mazara, approximately 100 km, go through town following the signs for "Torretta - Granitola" and then for "Kartibubbo village".

Extra information

Rules
None

Watch out for the windsurfers, during holidays/weekends it can get very crowded. If crowded better move to the next bay (west): Kartibubbo.

Nightlife

At 10km away Mazara del Vallo offers many aspects of nightlife.