THE CANARY ISLANDS – KITING IN CORRALEJO

  • The wind is always constant and persistent.
  • Spot for advanced kiters, and beaches with higher waves for more experienced kitesurfers.
  • Ideal temperature and weather conditions even in winter.
  • Attention: In the south there are very gusty offshore winds and strong ocean currents…. only suitable for the most experienced kiters and always accompanied…..
  • Easy to rent equipment in the kitesurf centres.
  • Not suitable for beginners and basic courses.

General information about kiting in The Canary Islands – Corralejo

These touristic islands also offer “top kitesurf spots”. The most popular spots are located near Corralejo in the north of the island Fuerteventura, especially the spot “Flag Beach”. The wind comes sideshore and gives its best during the summer months. “Flag Beach” is one of the favourite spots for kitesurfers on this part of the coast. The best weather and wind conditions prevail in the north. There are several spots that can be reached by car in 10 minutes. Corralejo is strategically important as you can reach all the interesting spots in the area in about 10 minutes by car. In all accommodations, a flag is displayed every morning to indicate which spot is the best for the day (usually Flag Beach).

Wind

Constant wind, regular and persistent. (see below) Wind forecast in Corralejo Flag Beach

ANNUAL WIND & WEATHER STATISTICS IN CORRALEJO

Month
of year
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec SUM
01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 1-12
Wind
probability>= 4 Beaufort (%)
53
 
51
 
48
 
46
 
54
 
62
 
68
 
48
 
33
 
26
 
47
 
65
 
50
 
AverageWind
speed
(kts)
11
 
11
 
11
 
10
 
11
 
11
 
13
 
10
 
9
 
8
 
10
 
12
 
10
 
Average
air temp. (°C)
18
17
19
19
21
22
23
24
25
24
21
19
21
Wind
directionDistribution (%)
Annual wind direction distribution Corralejo

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