Usedom / Ahlbeck

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Rostock, Berlin
Next Town
Wolgast, Ahlbeck
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Rescue, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Bridge
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Choppy water. The stronger the winds the better the waves. In strong winds nice waves can form. Shallow for about 100m. In summer do not kite within the white buoys who mark the swimming area.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
July, August

Big sandy beach. Lots of space. During summer the beach gets very packed on warm days. Launch only in the sports area close to the bridge. Off-season you can launch anywhere.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

Summer has lighter winds. Nice NE winds with sun possible, but normally lighter. Fall to spring mainly westerlies, but also North possible.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

Get to the island Usedom close to the Polish boarder. Get on B111 and drive to Ahlbeck, which is very close to the boarder to Poland. Drive to the ocean and find the access to the beach close to the sea bridge. Parking fees apply, but no charge for the beach access.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

Very packed in summer, should be avoided on a sunny and warm day. Do not kite within the white buoys who mark the swimming area.

Nightlife

Maybe in summer a bit. Better parties on the Polish side in Swinemuende.