Usedom / Peenemuende

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Rostock, Berlin
Next Town
Peenemuende, Karlshagen
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Shells
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Choppy water. The stronger the winds the better the waves. In strong winds (NE) nice waves can form on the sandbar with up to 2m. Further outside even bigger. Very shallow for about 100m with flat water until the sandbar. The further North the bigger the shallow area forming a lagoon. Some shells in the water.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Shells
Beach Users:
July, August

Big sandy beach. Long beach with lots of space. During summer the beach gets very packed on warm days. Launch only to the North of the parking lot. Off-season you can launch anywhere. Some shells on the beach.

Wind

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

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



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

Get to the island Usedom thru Wolgast on B111. After about 12 km on Usedom turn left onto L264 towards Karslhagen and Peenemuende. Once you crossed the train tracks and made a hard left turn, about 2km further you will find a parking lot on the left. Parking fees apply, but no charge for the beach access. Caravans and vans are not allowed to park here! You will get a ticket. No other parking lot around! Park on the North end of the parking lot. Walk across the street and through the forest for about 200m to the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

Packed in summer, then keep walking further North to find an empty space.

Nightlife

No nightlife.