WINDSURFING IN DENMARK
Denmark is a safe haven for having a great time. A country characterized by more than 443 islands, plus several sandy coasts, flat arable lands and adoring rolling plains. Her lakes and rivers are a wonderful lure for wind and kite surfing. You could discover new things in this amazing natural environment or chill and relax in any spot on the old villages spotted along the coast. Fitting into the way of life here is quite easy, from relaxing with tasty pastries by the canal, cycling your way through town to relating with loving Danish people.
For every kind of traveller, Denmark surely has something for you and is easily accessed by a short distance travel from most European countries by train, bus, car, ferry lines or flights.
Weather and Winds
The climate here is mild. Warm and long summer is a sure deal within May and August with July and August been the hottest months. Winter months are cold and rainy from September till May. Spring lasts from May to June and autumn from September to October. The West coast and Islands are windier than the main lands and big islands. Denmark has strong winds, of which 30-40% is from the westerly directions.
The winter months, September to May are definitely the best months for surfing but can only be braved by experienced and die-hard surfers because of the cold water. So get your booties and glove and go windsurfing but don’t forget to pack your warm clothes. May to September brings a lovely summer with its suitable temperature and is best for beginners. It has an excitingly large crowd of tourist lounging around, and water with ideal swimming temperatures. Looking for an ideal sight-seeing season in Denmark? Then the spring is your call.
Top Windsurfing Spot
Get exciting heavy waves here, suitable for all levels of surfers. The sun reflecting on the sandy beaches is a sight to behold. You also enjoy the music fiesta during the “Heavy Agger” event.
This place has a cool spot, “The Bay” which itself has special areas with left and right beach breaks and also host three other spots; Small Pier, South Side and Big Pier. It has favourable swells and wind direction for windsurfing and you can watch the clear crystal water hit the sand lines.
Called “kitten” by the locals and recently addressed as “cold Hawaii”, this area is the base of surfing in Denmark and hosts several surf festivals and competitions. It boasts of three spots top favourable wind conditions; “The Bay”, “The Relief”, and “The Bunkers.” The Bunkers will not disappoint you with its beautiful scenery and sand dunes.
Known as a fishing area with lots of factories, Hanstholm also hosts two popular spots; The Fisherman Corner and The Windmill. Windmill’s sandy beaches with clean water are perfect and Fisherman’s hardcore waves are existing and the best for the tough riders.
This is one of the best wave spots in Denmark. It entertains The South pier spit at Sydstarnd with great wind conditions especially when it comes from the West to the North.