Kitesurfing locations

A good kitesurfing location needs the following key factors:
  • Consistent regular wind of 15+ knots
  • Side shore to onshore wind direction
  • A good launching and landing zone

Australia

Location    Best times of year Notes
VictoriaNovember to AprilSea breezes during summer.  Occasional northerlies during winter.
New South WalesNovember to AprilSea breezes during summer.   
TasmaniaNovember to March Many and varied locations.
Queensland    May, July to September   Trade winds in tropics during winter. Sea breezes during the summer in the South East.
Western Australia  September to AprilStrong sea breezes over summer.

Indonesia

Location           Best times of year Notes 
Indonesia and BaliJuly, August and SeptemberSouth East trade winds. Mix of flat water and surf locations

Europe

United States


 Location  Best times of year    Notes
Maui - Hawaii Best: June, July, August (take 7,9,12)
Second best: April, May, September, October (take 9, 12, 14+)
Maui Kiteboarding Zone Maps 
Cape Hatteras - North CarolinaMarch - NovemberCape Hatteras Kiteboarding, SBC Kiteboard Magazine 

Mexico

Location Best times of year  Notes 
La Ventana - Mexican state of Baja California Sur November to April 
Tulum, Quintana RooOctober to December. You'll get the benefit of post hurricane-season breezes, plus reasonable hotel prices


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