St. Peter-Boehl

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Hamburg
Next Town
Heide, St. Peter-Ording
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Shells, Stakes
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
High tide

Flat to choppy water in the shallow areas. Small waves which can get bigger with stronger winds. Fun waves to play with. Tidal beach, but always shallow for about 100-200m. Lots of space on the water, it can never get packed. In high summer some swimmers, but always lots of space to left and right. A small lagoon forms to the South on high tide. Shallow but ridable, gets deeper to its South end. Currents depend on the tide, but not too strong. A few shells on the bottom.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Shells
Beach Users:
None

Huge sandy beach. Soft and hard sand. You need to walk a long way to the water's edge. About 700m on low tide and 500m on high tide. No obstacles, only a few wooden markers with the tide table on it. Few shells on the beach.

Wind

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

Winds depend on westerly depressions. Any westerly will work, only NW will can be a bit gustier. Perfect for W and SW. Also any southerly will work excellent. Any strength possible. Best winds from fall to spring.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Long walk

Drive on A23 to its end and follow the B5. Shortly after you crossed a small bridge follow signs to St. Peter and turn right onto B202. Follow the road until you see signs to St. Peter Dorf or Boehl. Do not take the first exit which says for trucks. Turn left the second signs. Follow the street until you cross railroads and turn left. Follow the signs over the dam onto the beach and park. Parking fees.

Extra information

Rules
None

On high tide you can do a little trip up north to the lagoon of St. Peter-Dorf.

Nightlife

Very little nightlife in St. Peter.