Usedom / Kamminke

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Berlin, Greifswald
Next Town
Heringsdorf, Zirchow, Kamminke
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shower, Toilet, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Wave breaker
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The water has no tide, is mostly perfectly flat with small wind waves. 1km of shallow water. Beware of the wooden wave breakers right in front of the beach.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
No information

The beach is nice and soft. There are some groynes but in respect to the shallow water you can easily walk around them. Be careful of the trees nearby the beach. Off season is from September till May. There is enough space to launch and land the kite. During season it may get more crowded.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, September, October, November
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

Winds depend on depressions. Best winds from fall to spring.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

After you reached the island Usedom while coming over the Zecheriner Bridge (get the opening times via Internet) you follow the signs Ahlbeck/airport. Take right hand crossing in Zirchow to direction Kamminke. Passing the `Golm` you will be leaded into the harbour of the small village Kamminke. This road will lead you to the water, in front of the dam turn right and follow that small road along the dam to the parking lot. Park here (free). You can stay overnight and they will charge you about 4-6 Euro (depending if the old man likes you or not).

Extra information

Rules
None

Beware of the wooden wave breakers right in front of the beach!

Nightlife

There is the famous fish Bar in the harbour nearby the dam. Party and nightlife in Ahlbeck/Heringsdorf and Bansin.