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Kitesurfing and Windsurfing in Denmark

The windy weather of Denmark can be a good thing when it comes to these sports

Best time: May–September

Kitesurfing and Windsurfing
Kitesurfing and Windsurfing
Kitesurfing and Windsurfing
Kitesurfing and Windsurfing
Kitesurfing and Windsurfing

Denmark in many senses is the ultimate kite- and windsurfing destination. With 7,314 kilometres of coastline and almost permanent wind, you definitely won't get bored. In fact, Denmark has the largest wind turbine industry in the world.

One of the best spots for kite- and windsurfing in the country is Hvide Sande with a huge fjord on one side and the North Sea on the other. Also, a big kite, windsurf and wakeboarding competition called WATERZ takes place there in September.

Another great place to catch the wind is Klitmøller, which is quite a famous kite- and windsurfing spot. Lastly, check out a world-renowned Handbjerg Marina, famed for uninterrupted wind-pressure and flat water.

Practical info

When is the best time to go kite and windsurfing in Denmark?

You can go kite and windsurfing in Denmark between May to September, as these months provide almost constant winds. The favorable weather conditions during these months also provide the perfect opportunity for beach sports and swimming. Show more

Where are the best spots for kitesurfing in Denmark?

Hvide Sande, Klitmøller, and Handbjerg Marina are the best spots for kitesurfing in Denmark. Hvide Sande, situated on the west coast, is famous for its fjord and high winds that make it a favorable kitesurfing spot. Klitmøller is preferred by professionals because of its windy beaches. Handbjerg Marina's flat water and consistent wind-pressure make it perfect for both beginners and advanced kitesurfers. Show more

What makes Denmark an ultimate destination for kitesurfing and windsurfing?

Denmark is an ideal destination for kitesurfing and windsurfing due to its extensive coastline of 7,314 kilometers and constant winds. The wind turbine industry in Denmark testifies to its exceptional wind conditions. Moreover, the country offers plenty of water sports facilities and beaches for visitors to enjoy irrespective of skill levels. Show more

What is the WATERZ event that happens in Hvide Sande?

WATERZ is a yearly kitesurf, windsurf, and wakeboarding tournament held in Hvide Sande, Denmark. The competition tests top kitesurfers and windsurfers from across the globe in challenging weather conditions. It usually falls in September, which is the perfect time for windsurfing and kitesurfing because of favorable winds. Show more

What kind of wind can be expected in Handbjerg Marina?

Handbjerg Marina offers consistent wind-pressure of 12-20 knots, making it an ideal kitesurfing destination for beginners and advanced surfers. Flat water conditions at Handbjerg Marina provide great handling and increased speed for kitesurfers. Other water sports are also great throughout the year, and the beaches have good accessibility and maintenance. Show more

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