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Sure bet places for wind?

Postby stakas » Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:37 am

I was having a conversation with my buddy regarding places for travel. I know only a few places where you can go for sure (95%) to have great condition.
Aruba December to September
Karpathos June thru September
Northeast Brazil June thru January
Do you know any other spot?

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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby knotwindy » Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:50 am

Hood River/Columbia Gorge June-September
Maybe not 95% but close enough cause when it’s on...

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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby Bletti » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:03 am

Western Australia Dec to March

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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby Dirk » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:21 am

Teneriffe: June-August, Tarifa the same, Maui in summer

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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby matth » Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:25 pm

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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby ChickenD!ken » Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:16 pm

If you buy into the Scandinavian motto “there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing” then come on over to the North Sea coast!

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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby RadDrDuke » Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:39 pm

get a hydrofoil and it's pretty much always windy enough anywhere but a lake

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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby Strekke » Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:52 pm

Good and useful tread. I have heard that Dahkla Marocco is amazing - haven't been but supposedly super consistent in the windy months. Reading a lot about Sri Lanka too, windwise.

Although already mentioned, I can confirm from first hand experience that North East Brazil is definitely one of the most consistent windy places I have ever seen, especially Jeri. Wind kicks in at 11:00 am for the 9m, switch down to the 7m after lunch. Every single day. I was there in December 2016, and it was like clockwork. Couldn't move my arms at the end of the holiday.

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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby async3 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:36 am

Cabo de la Vela, Colombia: This spot is amazing, flat water, strong wind (25 knots), awesome deserts and super kind people.
Calima Lake, Colombia: Windy all year round (12 knots), flat-choppy sweet water, green mountains around and many kite schools. Len10 visited this spot.

There are other good places in Colombia to kite, if you are interested, you can read this post I just wrote about Kitesurfing in Colombia.


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Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Postby slowboat » Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:20 pm

Summer: Sherman Island, California; Squamish; Cabarete

Winter: La Ventana

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